KEARY McCUTCHEN

Film, TV, & Commercial Actors: What’s the difference?

  There are three major platforms for actors: theater, film, and television. Decades ago, it was relatively rare for actors to successfully crossover between these mediums. Instead, most actors would establish themselves in one area and largely stay in their lanes for the rest of their careers. However, those days are long gone, and many …

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The Absolute #1 Thing an Actor Can Do to Become Successful

And additionally, how can I nail auditions? Become a paid actor? And get an agent? ??? Before I tell you the “secret answers” to these questions, I first want to share something that I recently saw shared on Facebook that came from an “acting coach” in Jacksonville. In the post, they said the most important …

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Stop Collaborate & Listen

The performing arts are a collaborative art form and there are only 2 ways it works; when one person is perfect, and that person wrangles up a bunch of ordinary people to be their puppets whose only job is to follow orders to the letter so they don’t screw up that perfect person’s perfect vision.

Art Reveals

Art is not about convincing others to agree with a moral or philosophical agenda. Art is not about telling people what is right or what is wrong, artists do not judge, artists are not politicians nor preachers. Art, as my mentor Rob Mellow always says, ” reveals.” Specifically, something about the human experience through your own.

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