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Memorize, Memorize, Memorize!

Unless you are fully memorized (in actor speak: off book) you cannot be fully in character. If you are not fully in character, you are doing yourself, your audience, the writers and the directors, and your fellow actors a disservice. Harsh, but true. Now, some are...

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An Actor is a Business

Are you an actor? Then you are a business. You need to market yourself, just as you need to market any other business. You are a brand—look, speak and act like one! THE BRAND: Dearing Acting Studio co-founder Leeann Dearing is a multi-talented actress who can play...

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An Actor is a Business

Are you an actor? Then you are a business. You need to market yourself, just as you need to market any other business. You are a brand—look, speak and act like one! THE BRAND: Dearing Acting Studio co-founder Leeann Dearing is a multi-talented actress who can play...

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Be Careful of Compromise

When you are starting out as an actor, building your resume often requires taking on roles that pay nothing or very little; that will be seen by a limited audience; and that do not always feature the best in acting, writing, directing, or editing. That...

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7 Bad Habits of a Beginner Actor

Every actor has bad habits they must kick--especially when starting out. As I'm sure you've noticed, not every actor ditches the bad habits before "making it big." This shouldn't encourage laziness on your part; these actors can become as well known for their bad habits...

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The Importance of Cold Reads Training

When you are handed a script, you might have five to ten minutes (if you are lucky, more) to review it. You might not. Regardless, read through or skim the material; if you have the time, find an area in which you can read it...

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The Importance of Cold Reads Training

When you are handed a script, you might have five to ten minutes (if you are lucky, more) to review it. You might not. Regardless, read through or skim the material; if you have the time, find an area in which you can read it...

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Dani’s Acting Agency Comes To Dearing Studio!

For those of you lucky enough to attend, you found out just why Arizona loves Misti Wagner, one of our top Arizona agents! Whether you're just beginning your acting career, or you've been involved in the Arizona market for years, Misti has a unique perspective...

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