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Vancouver Actors Report 2020: Auditions, Work & Success

An illustrated report summarizing survey data about Vancouver actors’ work, career satisfaction, earnings, training, auditions, and opinions.

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15 Best Acting Classes In Vancouver According To Real Actors

An informal, trustworthy writeup of acting classes from actors who’ve actually taken them.

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Actor Special Skills List With 50+ Examples For Your Resume

Special skills for your acting resume are the skills you list after your work experience and training. Here’s a list to get you started.

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How To Market Yourself As An Actor

I’m going to talk about how to market yourself as an actor. You’ll find tactics and some marketing strategies for actors in this article, but this post is not just meant to add to your actor to-do list. Why? Because I feel it’s demoralizing to look up actor marketing tips and come across a massive […]

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Meaning & Impact in Digital Marketing: A Chat w/ Thomas Gage

What makes work meaningful for digital marketers? I sat down for a chat with digital strategist, actor, and all-around storyteller Thomas Gage for a chat about the highs and lows of the industry. We walk about what there is to love about digital marketing, what’s troublesome, and the ways in which digital content professionals make […]

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My Top Casting Director Interview Questions

Here’s a quick list of my top casting director interview questions. In casting director interviews, it’s very common to pose these questions: What qualities do you (or don’t you) look for in actors? What are the common misconceptions actors have about casting directors? Should actors _____(dress the part, bring headshots, ask for notes)? What should […]

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Casting Director Salary Guide: Job Titles & Pay Structure

Many articles around the web cite an average casting director salary based on the US Bureau of Labor Statistics’ Occupational Employment and Wage report.  That isn’t exactly accurate.  That’s because the US Bureau of Labor Statistics’ Occupational Employment and Wage report does not include a category for casting directors.  The Occupational Employment and Wage report […]

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Actors vs Entrepreneurs: How Different Are They, Really?

Being an actor and being an entrepreneur is similar in many respects. I’m not saying that they’re the same thing, but it occurred to me that some of the toughest challenges and most rewarding elements of both of these professions have a lot in common. Actors and entrepreneurs need a very similar skillset to overcome […]

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8 Acting Techniques You’ve Never Heard Of

No matter how much you study the acting techniques of The Greats—and we all should—there always something new to explore in the world of acting. Here’s a list of acting techniques that I don’t think you’ll find outlined in the leading acting methods such as: Meisner Method acting Alexander Stanislavski Chekhov I’ve been to some […]