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Commercial Acting

Improv Is Driving Actors Out Of Their Minds

Written for Casting Networks News by Terry Berland @berlandcasting. Contrary to traditional belief, an actor getting out of their own mind is a good thing. The mind of an actor can be riddled with self-criticism, second-guessing, self-doubts and other chatter,...
How To Impress A Casting Director

How To Impress A Casting Director

Written for Casting Networks News by Terry Berland @berlandcasting. The casting director is hired to bring in a select number of actors to audition for specific roles so that an...

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The Power You Have As An Actor

The Power You Have As An Actor

Written for The Networker by Terry Berland @berlandcasting. Since you are the seller, and not the buyer, you have to find a way to stay positive. You may think you are in a less...

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What Is A Casting Director Looking For?

What Is A Casting Director Looking For?

Written for The Networker by Terry Berland @berlandcasting. I like reading blogs about the industry. I wish I had time to read them all. A blog that comes up on occasion, not...

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What You Should Focus On To Get The Job

What You Should Focus On To Get The Job

Written for The Networker by Terry Berland @berlandcasting. The one thing you should not focus on is booking the job.  What you should focus on is being present. If you are not...

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Eleven Ways Not To Sabotage Yourself

Eleven Ways Not To Sabotage Yourself

Written for The Networker by Terry Berland @berlandcasting. The acting business is based on so many variables that you don’t have control over.  The good news is there are many...

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Law Of Attraction For Actors

Law Of Attraction For Actors

Written for Casting Networks News by Terry Berland @berlandcasting. I declare this month Law Of Attraction month for you! As an actor you want to attract the opportunities and...

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The Power Of Improv

The Power Of Improv

Written for Casting Networks News by Terry Berland @berlandcasting. For many years I went to improv shows to be entertained, laugh, and discover the work of clever,...

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Beware the Spokesperson Read

Beware the Spokesperson Read

Written for Casting Networks News by Terry Berland @berlandcasting. For every part you audition for, you have to make choices to give personality to the character. It is a known...

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Find a Workshop

The first commercial acting class I ever took was with Terry Berland, and I was so lucky to have found such a great class on my first try! I learned tools, like how to utilize improv in the audition room, that not only have helped me book commercial auditions, but theatrical ones as well.

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Terry Berland Casting is bonded with Sure Tec Insurance Company (#5090690) as required by California Labor Law. This is A class/workshop/showcase and is NOT a job interview or audition or representation opportunity WHATSOEVER. The presence of any teacher, casting director/associate, agent or manager is neither a guarantee nor a promise of employment or representation. It is 100% NOT an audition or employment/representation opportunity. The intent of the class/workshop/showcase is solely educational, a learning and networking experience. When the class/workshop/showcase is over, the teacher/casting director/casting associate/talent agent/talent manager (whichever is applicable) attending this workshop will NOT be taking home nor be given access to your headshot, resume, business card, DVD or any other of your promotional materials; instead, these materials will be used during the class/workshop/showcase ONLY, and will be returned to the actors at the conclusion of the class/workshop/showcase.