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    Moving to NYC for Your Acting Career? Avoid These 6 Mistakes

    You might feel nervous about making some rookie mistakes. It’s understandable—you want to avoid as many missteps as possible so you can enjoy the city and hit the ground running to move your career forward as quickly as possible. I’ve noticed some common slip-ups that NYC newbies often make. Since we actors are truly part of one big tribe, why not learn from your predecessors so you don’t have to make the same gaffes?  Continue Reading ...

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    When to Move to NYC or LA

    When should an actor move to a bigger market like New York or Los Angeles? Melanie Forchetti, a producer, writer, and the head casting director at Mike Lemon Casting, gives her advice. Wherever you live, you'll appreciate these insights.  Continue Reading ...

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    The Importance of a Great Actor Headshot

    How important is your headshot? Melanie Forchetti breaks it down with specific notes on which headshot to use and when, what to look for in your headshot photographer, and more.  Continue Reading ...

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    The Difference Between Commercial and Film Auditions

    Melanie Forchetti explains the differences between commercial and film auditions that every actor should know.  Get ready to bring your audition preparations to the next level and check out the next video in our #AskAnExpert series  Continue Reading ...

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    How to Build Relationships with Casting Directors

    Our next #AskAnExpert Series features Melanie Forchetti - producer, writer, and the head casting director at Mike Lemon Casting in Philadelphia. Today she shares ways for actors to build relationships with casting directors. No generic advice here - she shares her valuable perspective on  Continue Reading ...

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