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05/15/12 Acting Classes

Ace Your Audition



Ace Your Audition Want that part in the school play?  
Prior to the audition, find out how many parts there will be and pick two you really want. Then find out what you need to do to prepare. On the day of the audition, here are some Barbizon pointers to help you land the part:

  • Wear something brightly colored that stands out. Make sure you review your…

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    08/04/11 Acting Classes

    You’re Hired to Do a Commercial - Part I



    You’re Hired to Do a Commercial - Part I Over the next several blog postings, we will be going over the five essentials to performing "your Barbizon best" in commercials or other acting roles:

    The essentials are #1~ Wardrobe, #2~ Memorization, #3~ Shooting Day, #4~ The Shoot Begins! #5~ Working on the Set.

    #1~WARDROBE:

    1. Wardrobe is usually provided so you may be called in for a fitting. Normally, though, the person in charge of wardrobe will have been given your sizes by your agency and there…

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    08/03/11 Acting Classes

    You’re Hired to Do a Commercial - Part II



    You’re Hired to Do a Commercial - Part II Over the next several blog postings, we will be going over the five essentials to performing "your Barbizon best" in commercials or other acting roles:
    The essentials are #1~ Wardrobe, #2~ Memorization, #3~ Shooting Day, #4~ The Shoot Begins! #5~ Working on the Set.

    #2~MEMORIZATION:

    1. Don't make the mistake of not memorizing your part. When you show up on the set, know the script from start to finish - forward, backward, and sideways.
    2. Know your…

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    08/02/11 Acting Classes

    You’re Hired to Do a Commercial - Part III



    You’re Hired to Do a Commercial - Part III Over the next several blog postings, we will be going over the five essentials to performing "your Barbizon best" in commercials or other acting roles:

    The essentials are #1~ Wardrobe, #2~ Memorization, #3~ Shooting Day, #4~ The Shoot Begins! #5~ Working on the Set.

    #3~ SHOOTING DAY:

    1. Get the best night's sleep possible.
    2. Leave yourself plenty of time to get to the shoot so you don't get frazzled because of a traffic jam. There are…

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    08/01/11 Acting Classes

    You’re Hired to Do a Commercial: Part IV



    You’re Hired to Do a Commercial: Part IV Over the next several blog postings, we will be going over the five essentials to performing "your Barbizon best" in commercials or other acting roles:
    The essentials are #1~ Wardrobe, #2~ Memorization, #3~ Shooting Day, #4~ The Shoot Begins! #5~ Working on the Set.

    #4~ THE SHOOT BEGINS! :

    1. Set yourself up for the first piece of business you're going to do and focus in on those lines. Do it just like you did during rehearsal.

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