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Casting Guideposts for Directors

If you feel like someone is the best fit, even though you can’t quite put a finger on why that feeling is still valid. Ahh casting. The easiest, most simplified aspect of any production, am I right? No, but seriously, casting can be really difficult. Add on the...

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Headshots 101

This can work to your advantage when it comes to casting, right? Well not if you don’t have a good headshot, fool! Seriously though, headshots are pretty important.

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I Can’t I Have Rehearsal

it can be difficult sometimes to constantly pass up spending time with friends, family, or Netflix to be at rehearsal. It may also be difficult for those you love to understand why you’ve sold your soul to an art form. Well, as always, CallBoard is here to help you out.

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The Actors Fund

Today, this article is to make artists aware of a significant non-profit known as the Actors Fund. Although the title may be misleading, the Actors Fund is actually for all those involved in film, theatre or performance.

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Actors’ Equity-How it all Works

The Principal contract is sometimes referred to as “the white contract” while the chorus is often referred to as “the pink contract”. If you’ve been involved with theatre for a while, and/or you’re seeking to be a professional, odds are that the Actors’ Equity...

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How to Choose an Agency

  It’s important to know what you’re looking for in an agency, and what goals you have for your career. The time has come. You’ve read Stanislavsky, memorized every lyric to every Sondheim musical, and have seen all the Oscar nominees for the year. You’ve been taking...

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