Everything listed under: behind-the-scenes

  • How to Stop Fearing Auditions + Make Them Fun Again

    Do you have a love/hate relationship with auditions? Most actors want more opportunities to audition, but the process can be nerve-wracking. And we all know that audition nerves can kill your chances of getting booked.   Read More...

  • Be Confident and Calm at Auditions - Part 3

    Today is the day of your audition! How do you want to feel? My guess is you want to feel prepared and confident so you can truly take advantage of this great opportunity. But sometimes, that can be easier said than done. 

    Since I started using my 3 Part Audition Checklist, I walk into every audition feeling calm and confident. If I can do it, you can, too! I'm delighted to share my personal audition checklist to help you feel empowered.

    The last two weeks I covered what to do when you get the audition, and what to do the night before. Be sure to check them out if you missed them. 

    If you’re all caught up, let’s move on to Part 3!   Read More...

  • Be Confident and Calm at Auditions - Part 2

    How often have you walked into an audition feeling confident and prepared? It’s a great feeling, isn’t it? An audition is an exciting opportunity. So once that audition is secured, having a Checklist in place can enable you to make the most of every opportunity. 

    Wouldn’t it be great to walk into the room feeling confident and prepared every single time? My 3-Part Audition Checklist has helped me achieve this, and I’m happy to share it with you! 

    I covered what to do when you get the audition in Part 1 last week. Be sure to check it out if you missed it. 

    So if you’re all caught up, let’s move on to Part 2:   Read More...

  • Be Confident and Calm at Auditions - Part 1

    As an actor, auditioning is a huge part of your job. But, if you’re like a lot of my clients, once you get the audition you may feel overwhelmed by how you’ll prepare for it in a way that leaves you feeling professional, confident, and relaxed when you're in the room.

    Not to worry! I came up with a nerve-busting 3-Part Audition Checklist that I’m happy to share with you.   Read More...

  • My Actors Access Mistake

    A few nights ago I got an urgent email from my manager. I thought I'd share the ensuing faux pas so you know what NOT to do on your Actors Access account.

    Listen to my blunder below:  Read More...

  • 4 Ways To Calm Your Audition Nerves

    You can’t be a successful actor unless you’ve auditioned. And if you’re lucky, you’ll get to audition a lot! And if you’re really lucky, you’ll discover how to conquer your audition fears so that each audition is a joy, and not something to get all worked up about.

    Here are 4 strategies I've used to calm my own audition nerves:  Read More...

  • Peek Inside My On-Set Actor Bag

    ActorWebs - Peek Inside My On-Set Actor Bag

    Have you ever made the mad dash to meet the courtesy van, only to arrive on set and realize you'd forgotten something? I know I have - more than once. But I finally got myself organized and made a list of the most useful things I’ve needed or wished I’d had with me on set.

    Here's a peek inside my bag:  Read More...


Amy Russ, Actor-Webs Founder Actor and web designer Amy Russ helps actors showcase their cast-ability, personality, and professionalism with simple, effective, and affordable websites. Find out the crucial 5 First Steps to creating a website that stands out in her free video training here.