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That’s What She Said: Great Advice From The Office’s Pam Halpert.

A great read for my actor friends. Pam from the office shares her (familiar) story of making it in the biz. It’s an informative and inspirational read for sure. Kudos to Chicago actor and improviser Erica Elam for the share. The Acting Advice Blog – by: Jenna Fischer from The Office I’ve received tons of letters […]

Favorite Reads of 2011

I’m an avid reader. I go through a book a week. It’s exercise for the mind, people. While I do read plays and the occasional piece of fiction, the majority of my library is non-fiction. Behavior, psychology anything relating to the human condition is what I enjoy. My friend, Danielle Pfister recently commented: “You must […]

Acting in Chicago: Intro & Training – Schools, Classes and Coaches

Two weeks ago, I got a text from Katie Faris – a wild eyed actress I met at an audition who just relocated from Los Angeles. She asked me (via text) what are the best acting schools, teachers and photographers here in Chicago. To offer a proper answer, I would have had to send back […]

The Voice Guy: Wonderful Resource For Vocal Training

The other day I was reviewing some info on the Acting Studio website and was investigating one of their instructors – Kate Devore. As I was digging around, I stumbled across the Voice Guy – Eric Armstrong. From his website: Eric is a dialect, voice, speech and text coach based in Toronto, Canada, where he […]

What is Meisner All About?

Find more videos like this on TheatreFace I’ve studied Meisner at Act One for nearly two years. It’s hands down the most valuable training I’ve had as an actor. I highly recommend it. Eileen Vorbach, Laura Strum and Ted Hoerl lead the program. Each of them is fantastic and give you the type of honest, […]

Matt Miller Drops Some Knowledge

  Matt Miller on Auditioning from Erik Schiefelbein on Vimeo. I decided I should start posting some more acting resources on my blog. I often find myself helping other actors and sometimes sharing some of the same info. Why not keep it in one central destination? There’s an idea! For the first post, I decided […]

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