So, Tell Me About Yourself….

I bet you can relate to this experience: You’re meeting a casting director at a showcase or a prospective agent in a meeting. They say, “So, tell me about yourself” and you immediately feel a pressure to prove yourself. So, you talk about your career a bit, you beat around the bush, and suddenly you just don’t feel that confident and you wonder if anything…

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How 100 Mistakes Leads to 50 Bookings

By Bill Coelius   I am terrified of making mistakes in the audition room. You’d think after fifteen years as a working actor, I’d be able to let go, let flow, and “Om” my way into my next audition. Nope. The mistakes I’m talking about are the kind that make you want to crawl back into bed, replaying what you should have done over and…

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Is it Cool to Target Multiple CDs at the Same Office?

   Here’s a question that comes up often in my strategy sessions with actors: “How do I target multiple casting directors from the same office without looking like a spammer? I want to stay on everybody’s radar, but I don’t want to overdo it.”   First of all, I never want your efforts to be misconstrued as “spammy” or “impersonal.” So, when it comes to forming…

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