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The Social Game: 10 Steps To Becoming An Individual

Daphne C Spyropoulos | Posted 07.08.2016 | Style
Daphne C Spyropoulos

From fashion blogs to creative writing classes, from audition rooms to high school cafeterias I notice a distinction -- famine. Yes, some trends have ...

Afraid to Listen to My Own Audiobook

Stephanie Storey | Posted 06.25.2016 | Home
Stephanie Storey

This is for every artist who has ever been afraid to put themselves out there. Last week, the Audible.com version of my debut novel Oil and Marble ca...

Why Every Member Of Congress Should Take An Acting Class

Anthony Meindl | Posted 06.22.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Anthony Meindl

As we continue to process the shootings in Orlando, and now as 60 members of the House of Representatives stage a sit-in to push for gun legislation, ...

Words From Friends: Q&A With Inside Amy Schumer Executive Producer, Daniel Powell

Jonathan Savitt | Posted 06.27.2016 | Entertainment
Jonathan Savitt

Embed from Getty Images Daniel Powell has done a little bit of it all when it comes to comedy and entertainment. From his time working on the Emmy ...

A Reunion Over Food And Drink: Joel Murray And Curtis Armstrong

Elysabeth Alfano | Posted 06.17.2016 | Entertainment
Elysabeth Alfano

Is there anything better than a reunion of good friends who haven't seen each other in a long time? On the most recent episode of my web series, The ...

Madeleine Coghlan of Radio Disney's Maddy and Chase Talks Tribeca Film Festival

Ilana Rapp | Posted 06.08.2016 | Entertainment
Ilana Rapp

View the trailer for Madeleine's latest film, Holidays, with Kevin Smith and Seth Green. Madeleine Coghlan's Instagram. You know what I like about a...

Owen Smith - TV's Kinda' Busiest Sarcastic Funny Man is Actually Married

Ilana Rapp | Posted 06.08.2016 | Entertainment
Ilana Rapp

Owen Smith's Website & Twitter. Photo by Benjo Arwas. Oh, this guy Owen Smith is good. Maybe even better than me (but I doubt that.) When I was a f...

Young Performer Jade Pettyjohn of Nickelodeon's School of Rock is in New Film with Katee Sackhoff

Ilana Rapp | Posted 06.04.2016 | Entertainment
Ilana Rapp

Jade Pettyjohn plays Bird in the upcoming film Girl Flu, opposite Jeremy Sisto and Katee Sackhoff, premiering at the 2016 Los Angeles Film Festival on...

Alan Cumming On Why 'Size' Doesn't Matter

Anne Hilker | Posted 06.04.2016 | Fifty
Anne Hilker

"But really it is not the size of the audience that matters. It's about whether or not you are connecting with them. In doing my cabaret show I have discovered that intimacy with an audience has nothing to do with the number of people or the size of the venue. It's all about you daring to be vulnerable and authentic and honest."

Deciding To Be Happy: An Interview With Olympia Dukakis

Omega Institute | Posted 06.01.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Omega Institute

An Academy Award-winning actor who has appeared in more than 60 feature and short films and 130 theater productions, Olympia Dukakis is both humble an...

When a Writer Finds His Green Thumb: 'Groundwork,' by Mike Ostroski and Derek Davidson, Returns to the LA Stage

Samantha Matcovsky | Posted 05.26.2016 | Arts
Samantha Matcovsky

As he reflected upon his life in the theatre's dressing room, feeling rather blue over paths and choices and resumes and time, Mike Ostroski turned to his friend, and to his own surprise said, "Let's grow a garden."

Entertainment Tonight's On-Air Correspondent Carly Steel Talks Red Carpet and Super Personal Stuff

Ilana Rapp | Posted 05.25.2016 | Entertainment
Ilana Rapp

Carly Steel is the on-air correspondent for CBS' Entertainment Tonight. Carly Steel's Twitter & Instagram. Photo by Diana Ragland. Speaking with Carl...

Scott Grimes - Drive

Stacey Alcorn | Posted 05.22.2016 | Entertainment
Stacey Alcorn

Photo Credit: Helga Esteb / Shutterstock.com Perhaps you know him as Dr. Archie Morris from the television show, ER. If not an ER fan, you have seen...

Chad Brannon Stars in the West Coast Production of Blood From A Stone

Samantha Matcovsky | Posted 05.19.2017 | Arts
Samantha Matcovsky

If you're lucky enough to be in the Los Angeles area until May 22nd, you can catch the running theatrical production of Blood From A Stone, starring Emmy Award winning actor, Chad Brannon, along with Dramalogue Award winner, Joanne Baron.

Watch Young Performer Maxwell James on ABC's Finale of 'The Family'

Ilana Rapp | Posted 05.14.2017 | Entertainment
Ilana Rapp

Watch Maxwell James in the season finale of The Family, Sunday, May 15, at 9/8c. Maxwell James' Website, Twitter & Instagram. Photo by Brandi Nicole. ...

Marta Dusseldorp on the Australian Crime Drama Janet King and the Changing Landscape of Television

Pam Stucky | Posted 05.12.2017 | Entertainment
Pam Stucky

After I did my last interview with Marta Dusseldorp, star of A Place to Call Home, the people at Acorn TV sent me the DVDs of one of Marta's other shows, Janet King. For a while, I set the DVDs aside.

5 Ways to Bring Back the Romantic Comedy

ScreenCraft | Posted 05.11.2017 | Entertainment
ScreenCraft

This Post originally appeared on the blog ScreenCraft. ScreenCraft is dedicated to helping screenwriters and filmmakers succeed through educational ev...

Actress Nikki Moore of Occupy, Texas is More Than Meets the Eye!

Ilana Rapp | Posted 05.07.2017 | Entertainment
Ilana Rapp

Living in the New York City area, I'm accustomed to seeing actors and models grace the city streets. But when you see someone as stunning as Nikki Moore waiting at a corner for the red light to change, you really lose your breath.

A Talk with Barbara Hershey About Her Long-standing Career

Patrice Tartt | Posted 05.04.2017 | Entertainment
Patrice Tartt

Photo Credit: celeb-true.com Barbara Hershey is a multi-award winning actress who has been gracing us with her presence on the big screen for qu...

Actor Lenny Platt of ABC's Quantico is a Philly Boy!

Ilana Rapp | Posted 05.02.2017 | Entertainment
Ilana Rapp

Lenny Platt stars in Quantico as the charismatic alpha 'Drew Perales,' a retired NFL player who is both charming and ruthlessly driven, who will undou...

Actor Jason George From Grey's Anatomy Talks About Gun Violence and Social Justice

Ilana Rapp | Posted 04.30.2017 | Entertainment
Ilana Rapp

Jason George is in the upcoming thriller Kidnap with Halle Berry; release date May 13, 2016. You'll recognize Jason as Dr. Ben Warren from Grey's Anat...

What Does a Casting Director Do?

Kate McClanaghan | Posted 04.29.2017 | Arts
Kate McClanaghan

It may come as a surprise to most people as to what a casting director actually does, even if you've considered yourself a professional talent for a number of years. It may interest you to know a casting director does not "rep" you; a talent agent represents talent.

Victory Hall Players Opens Inaugural Weekend with Thornton Wilder's "Our Town"

Stuart Gunter | Posted 04.28.2017 | Entertainment
Stuart Gunter

Kristin Freshwater is the director of Victory Hall Players in Scottsville, Virginia. She runs Baine's Books and Coffee and sits on the board of direct...

Before You Find The Best Acting Class, Where Is Your...

Bernard Hiller | Posted 04.26.2017 | Entertainment
Bernard Hiller

INSPIRATION, that's right... Inspiration is an intangible, yet inseparable part of your creative process. All creative possibilities are related to t...

'Crazy Ex-Girlfriend' Actress Michael Hyatt on the Start of Her Career: 'Suicide Wasn't Ever An Option to Me'

Ilana Rapp | Posted 04.21.2017 | Entertainment
Ilana Rapp

Michael really breaks down the emotional toll she's gone through most of her life which totally explains how she can play such diverse roles. She has a lot to work with. And we will keep watching her in everything she does because of this!