“Mom… Dad… I’ve decided I want to be an actor!”

And reasons why it’s going to be okay… Not every parent wants to hear their child wants to be an actor. After all, for many parents, their dreams included visions of their child attending university or college to earn a degree in medicine, law, or business, etc. However, what many parents do not realize is

Theatre Vs. Film: Crossing Over to TV & Film

The TV & Film Production Industry in British Columbia is thriving and many Theatre actors are looking to cash in on this success. While some have been successful at doing so, others not so much. There are a number of differences between Theatre vs TV & Film acting. Here are just a few things to

7 Reasons International Acting Students Should Study In Vancouver

As an actor it can be frustrating when you are unable to find an inspiring local Film & TV acting school; one that meets your expectations AND is recognized by the industry. Here are some reasons why acting schools in Vancouver, BC should be at the top of your list. 1. The Industry is there.

Audition Tips

How to become a Shark in the audition room. Becoming an actor means having to audition, which can be a nerve-wracking experience. Most post-secondary full time acting programs will include a component covering auditions. For those who have not enrolled in acting classes before or are not on a Talent Agent’s roster, here are some

Finding the right acting school for YOU

You have decided to become an actor.  Now you need to figure out how!  Searching online can be a daunting experience.  All the websites, schools, and  locations etc. Finding just the right acting school, one that suits your needs can seem like a massive task.  Here are 10 quick steps to short listing your top

Dull to Brilliant

Our lives revolve much like the perpetual gears of a clock, always knowing exactly what is coming next, one rotation of the drive gear, rotates the extremities three times to get the same result each time. The perpetual, persistence of consistency in life gives us the ability to see what is always coming next, not

The movie industry in Vancouver is booming once again

  The movie industry in Vancouver is booming once again, thanks to Netflix IAN BAILEY VANCOUVER — The Globe and Mail Published Friday, Jun. 17, 2016 1:34PM EDT Last updated Monday, Jun. 20, 2016 5:11PM ED BOOMTOWN, B.C. British Columbia, favoured for its proximity to Los Angeles and beneficial tax credits, has become a production mecca for not just

How to Overcome Stage Fright

It has been one of the biggest obstacles in acting for a long time. Stage fright sucks, because it robs you of a lot of qualities. First lets look at what it is. To me it is when an actor intraverts before, during or after his performance. The artist simply cannot concentrate on what he/

Sociology and Acting

Sociology and Acting I am on vacation as I am writing this. Today I was at the beach working on my tan, watching people, as I always do. In the distance I see a child playing in the water. I estimated him being about 4 years old. He was walking to the edge of the