Category: Lauchpad

THE ACTOR'S LAUNCHPAD Badass Plan of Action Congratulations! You are one of the MINORITY of people who start the program who will have seen it through to the end. That shows commitment, dedication and perseverance. For your certificate, please make sure each of your challenges have been posted to the Northern Star Acting Tribe group
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THE ACTOR'S LAUNCHPAD Focus & Productivity Please watch the vid before you do the challenge! Challenge: 1. Record what you are doing from the time you get up until the time you go to bed and next to it, write how you feel. Do this for 3 days (choose regular days not when you have
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THE ACTOR'S LAUNCHPAD Make Money as an Actor! It's a sad fact that many people go into acting full of passion and motivation but then get worn down very quickly when they struggle to sustain a living as an actor. Most actors want to drop the day job and throw themselves into acting in the
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THE ACTOR'S LAUNCHPAD Social Media for Actors Social Media for Actors It will benefit all actors to have a strong online presence. The purpose is not to directly book work through social media (though it does sometimes happen for indie projects), but to build your brand and get yourself noticed. Casting directors are way more
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THE ACTOR'S LAUNCHPAD Applying For Your Own Roles Whether you have an agent or not, I would strongly suggest that you are out there booking your own roles. Don't sit around waiting for things to happen, get out there, take control of your own career and make them happen! Step 1- Finding Roles. The first
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THE ACTOR'S LAUNCHPAD Contacting Casting Directors If you have written to 1, or even 10, 20, 30 and you haven’t had any response. What do you do? You keep going. You persist. You write to more. You take time to perfect your pitch. You set regular time to do this and you get consistent with
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THE ACTOR'S LAUNCHPAD The Actor’s Bio Spotlight Spotlight is a directory of actors and for many casting directors, if you’re not on Spotlight you don’t exist.  Most agents will not accept you unless you are on there, this is the way most of them will put you forward for roles- they can put you forward
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THE ACTOR'S LAUNCHPAD The Actor’s Bio An actor’s bio is simply a summary of your career.  You are certain to be asked for one at some point, maybe for an agent’s website, a program or a press release and it’s advisable to have one ready to send at a moment’s notice- it’s guaranteed that you’ll
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THE ACTOR'S LAUNCHPAD Dealing With Rejection Let's face it, nobody likes to be rejected but to become a professional actor, it is something you are going to have to face time and time again. Fear of rejection is perfectly normal, but instead of seeing it as a bad thing, think of it as being one
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THE ACTOR'S LAUNCHPAD Your Marketing Materials Your Marketing Materials Your marketing materials need to be top quality. Not ‘that’ll do’ quality or ‘There are worse out there’ quality- make yourself stand out by being the best. Your materials are going to reflect you and will play a big part in determining the quality of the
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