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Interviews

Stephany Burns- Actors For Lunch

Stephany Burns: Commercial Talent Agent

Working with commercial actors in the ever-changing advertising world Stephany Burns and I have shared commercial clients for several years now. As a born and raised Los Angeles native, Stephany started as a commercial actor and then worked at...

Harriet Greenspan- Actors For Lunch

Harriet Greenspan: Casting Director

Acting in soaps, improv on self-tapes, and how much chit-chat is okay in the audition room I’m so excited to finally re-launch my newly improved blog and start things off by sharing my lunchtime conversation with casting director, Harriet...

Killian McHugh- Actors For Lunch

Killian McHugh: Commercial Acting Teacher

Commercial acting techniques and the fight for what's right On another sunny and beautiful Los Angeles afternoon, I was headed to meet with Killian McHugh, owner of Killian's Workshop. It's the go-to acting school for anyone interested in learning the...

Tim Curtis- Actors For Lunch

Tim Curtis: Partner & Agent at WME

William Morris endeavor partner talks about the past, present, and future of film and television Tim Curtis works at one of the biggest and oldest talent agencies in the world: William Morris Endeavor. As a partner and agent for...

Amy Lyndon- Actors For Lunch

Amy Lyndon: Acting Teacher

The talented actor, the motivated artist, and how to be both Amy Lyndon is an acting teacher, studio owner and author of The Lyndon Technique. I’ve come to know her through many of my actors who have raved about...

Laura Thede- Actors For Lunch

Laura Thede: Theatrical Talent Agent

Working with casting directors, why actors get dropped, and how pilot season is different I’ve been working with talent agent Laura Thede of DDO Artists Agency for several years now. As head of the DDO Kids division, Laura has...

Laurie Records- Actors For Lunch

Laurie Records: Commercial Casting Director

How to become a casting director favorite, what to prepare for a commercial audition, and why some agents get all the appointments I've always been fascinated with the commercial world because while most actors come to Los Angeles to...

Farrah West- Actors For Lunch

Farrah West: Casting Director

How a casting director goes through thousands of submissions, what it's like casting for LOST, and how to stand out in auditions Farrah West is a casting director in Los Angeles with projects like LOST, What About Brian and...

Bonnie Gillespie- Actors For Lunch

Bonnie Gillespie: Career Coach

The secret language casting directors use, how to identify your bullseye, and why you shouldn't use another actor as your description I stumbled upon Bonnie Gillespie's book, Self-Management for Actors, several years ago when researching literature I could recommend...

ZBS- Actors For Lunch

Zak Barnett & John Rushing: Acting Teachers

How spirituality ties into acting, the traits that make an actor successful and how online casting changed the industry When deciding what kind of Hollywood professional I wanted to interview for my first blog post, I immediately thought to...

BON APPÉTIT

As a talent manager in Los Angeles, Anna Lewkowska eats, sleeps, and breathes actors. Join her as she interviews some of her industry peers over Hollywood’s favorite meal- lunch! Plus, other weekly advice and insights for the successful actor, written by Anna and other industry insiders.

(Disclaimer: No actors were hurt in the creation of this blog.)

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