Yes, yes, you’re all terribly sexy. ;) But what I’m talking about is being wired up for sound. The term ‘hot’ means you’re live, the sound technician has the ability to hear, and possibly record, everything. Remember all those funny or jaw dropping clips you’ve heard of things people say when they forget they’re miked? … Continue reading Hot on Set
---never put your mouth on the glass. You’ll go into commercial auditions where they’ll have dinner ware, forks, spoons, glasses. Never put your mouth on any of them. They’re gross. You don’t know who’s been in before you, or when everything’s been washed last. Many casting houses try to be good at keeping things … Continue reading Also—
There are times I walk into the room and I just feel off. Weird day, bad day, can’t put my finger on it day. Or there are times when I feel great and the room feels weird. They’re impatient, frustrated. I know it’s not aimed at me (generally *wink*), but both situations can leave me … Continue reading Goals
If you've never been in a casting room before, this is generally what it looks like from the casting director's perspective. This one is from a commercial casting house I used to do some session directing for. But as you can see from the banner image on my site, there may sometimes be chairs … Continue reading Casting Room Set Ups
People started saying this to me when I was maybe four or five years old. I didn’t understand it, but it made me giggle. I mean, it was my name. I had no other concept of it. Even when I was a kid taking theatre classes in the summers I didn’t know who Marsha Mason … Continue reading Not THE Marsha Mason!?
Hey, lovelies! This is me! And this is my blog! As my bio says, I’m an actor and a writer and a smartass, and I like the funny. I’ve been performing since I was around eight. My university no longer offers my program. Ouch. Greatest hits include Republic of Doyle, My Babysitter’s a Vampire, … Continue reading “One”, For Lack of a Better Title