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5 Famous Couples Who Met on Stage

5 Famous Couples Who Met on Stage

Ahh, the glamor and romance of the silver screen. As you may remember from a previous CallBoard article, “5 Famous Couples Who Met on Set”, filming a movie can be the perfect setting for a budding romance to blossom. What about rehearsing for a play? The majority of...

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Becoming a Better Actor Without Acting

Becoming a Better Actor Without Acting

  As actors we are storytellers. Now for the real question: how are you supposed to afford to go to the movies every week? Acting is a trade, it is a marketable skill. Thus it follows that the only way to really be successful at it is through practice. You can...

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Working with Actors

Working with Actors

I learned that courage was not the absence of fear, but the triumph over it. The brave man is not he who does not feel afraid, but he who conquers that fear. Directing is an easy task. You simply find a production you want to be part of, effortlessly select talent to...

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To SAG or Not to SAG?

To SAG or Not to SAG?

    According to their website, SAG-AFTRA offers deals and discounts on “entertainment, car rentals, insurance, medical visits, prescriptions, real estate, legal services and more On first glance, anyone informed about the film industry might say “well...

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On New Year’s Resolutions

On New Year’s Resolutions

I learned that courage was not the absence of fear, but the triumph over it. The brave man is not he who does not feel afraid, but he who conquers that fear. There are so many things in life to be afraid of. Vicious dogs. Heights. Having friends who don’t tell you...

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