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How to get a great talent agent

How to get a great talent agent

Posted by Amanda Jaros on Jul 27, 2016

One exciting challenge that new actors and seasoned actors face is that of getting a great agent.  Any actor will tell you about the periods of time in her career that she didn’t have an agent and still had access to exciting work opportunities.  In fact, there are many ways that you can manage your own acting career to book jobs on your own! However, there comes a time in your career when you do need an agent. At 3-2-1- Acting Classes in Los Angeles, we educate our students not only on acting technique, but also on the...

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When should I move to LA to act? 4 ways to leverage your minor market

When should I move to LA to act? 4 ways to leverage your minor market

Posted by Amanda Jaros on Jul 18, 2016

Many actors, at certain points in their careers, ask themselves the question: When should I move to LA to act?  This is a very important question to consider, especially if you are serious about acting and committed to a career in TV and film. Only you can know when and if you are truly ready to make the big move. What we can tell you, here at 3-2-1- Acting Classes in Los Angeles, is that there are several things you can do in your minor market to better your changes of success once you arrive in LA.  Here are 4 ways to leverage...

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How to have a great comedic performance: 5 tips

How to have a great comedic performance: 5 tips

Posted by Amanda Jaros on Jul 11, 2016

How fun that we are in a business in which we get to play on stage and on set – and spread joy and humor through our performances.  Throughout your career, you will likely play a variety of dramatic and comedic characters, but for today, let’s talk about comedy.  If you are an actor wishing to improve your comedic chops, we at 3-2-1- Acting Classes in Los Angeles have some advice for you! Here 5 tips on how to have a great comedic performance. Look for juxtapositions, or “opposites,” in the material. Comedy is full of...

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6 Ways to Manage Your Own Acting Career

6 Ways to Manage Your Own Acting Career

Posted by Amanda Jaros on Jul 5, 2016

Actors who are just starting out in their careers often focus on getting an agent.  While having a quality agent or manager is extremely valuable — and, at some stages in your career, necessary — there are so many things that you can do on your own to manage yourself and advance your career.  You can be your own manager! It’s very empowering. Here are six ways to manage your own acting career. Submit yourself on acting roles. Right away, you can sign up for websites such as Actors Access and LA Casting and have access to a...

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5 Top Resources for New Actors

5 Top Resources for New Actors

Posted by Amanda Jaros on Jun 27, 2016

So you’ve decided to take the plunge and become an actor. Congratulations!  It takes boldness and bravery to follow your dreams.  You’ve chosen an exciting career path, and there are many different ways that you can approach it.  You may be feeling overwhelmed by the number of resources and articles available on the subject.  Here at 3-2-1- Acting School in Los Angeles, we love working with new actors, and we have a variety of resources that we recommend to them.  Here are 5 top resources for new actors. Our Online Acting...

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Why improv is good for actors: 4 reasons

Why improv is good for actors: 4 reasons

Posted by Amanda Jaros on Jun 20, 2016

As an actor, you are always learning and growing and challenging yourself by trying different types of training. That’s why we’ve been focusing on some of the most renowned acting methods of all time in recent weeks, such as those of Stanislavski, Meisner and Chekhov. Today, however, I would like to focus on a very crucial tool for actors – and that is improvisation, or improv for short! Improv is where you create and perform a scene without a script! You make it up as you go along. It teaches you to be quick on your feet and...

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What is the Michael Chekhov Acting Technique?

What is the Michael Chekhov Acting Technique?

Posted by Amanda Jaros on Jun 12, 2016

What is the Michael Chekhov Acting Technique? We sincerely hope that you are enjoying our blog post series on acting techniques! So far, we have covered Stanislavski’s system, Method Acting, the Meisner Technique and the Stella Adler Acting Method.  At 3-2-1 Acting School for kids, teens and young adults in Los Angeles, we encourage our students to expose themselves to various acting techniques and methods so that they may find what works perfectly for them.  Today, we introduce another legend into our series: Michael Chekhov....

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What is the Stella Adler Acting Method?

What is the Stella Adler Acting Method?

Posted by Amanda Jaros on Jun 6, 2016

We hope you are enjoying our series on different acting techniques as much as we are!  So far, we’ve discussed Stanislavski’s system, the Meisner acting technique, and Strasberg’s approach, known as Method Acting.  Here at 3-2-1- Acting School for kids, teens, and young adults in Los Angeles, we love educating our students on the variety of acting methods and approaches that are available to them.  Today, we dive into the wonderful world of Stella Adler.  If you are wondering, what is the Stella Adler acting method?...

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What is Method Acting?

What is Method Acting?

Posted by Amanda Jaros on Jun 1, 2016

The term “method acting” comes up frequently in conversations among actors. Many of you have probably heard of method acting, and some of you may have even read about it or trained in some of the techniques. And others may be wondering: What is method acting? At 3-2-1 Acting School in Los Angeles for kids, teens and young adults, we feel it’s important to expose our students to as many acting techniques and approaches as possible. As part of our series of posts on acting techniques (we’ve already written about the Meisner...

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What is the Stanislavski System for Acting?

What is the Stanislavski System for Acting?

Posted by Amanda Jaros on May 23, 2016

We at 3-2-1- Acting School in LA for kids, teens and young adults love educating our students about the many different acting techniques that actors can choose to exercise. As part of our series of posts on acting techniques (which began with a post about the Meisner Acting Technique), we are answering the question: What is the Stanislavski system for acting? Read on to find out more about this foundational acting method, and the legend behind it. Who developed the Stanislavski system for acting? The Stanislavski System for acting...

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