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A Waiting Room Meditation By: Rachel Kimsey

By admin | Posted On: January 19, 2016

Rachel KimseyIt goes like this:

The email comes in from the agent, you get that hit of adrenaline and excitement.

“I have an audition!”  

You read the character breakdown. “Leading man looks”, or “striking beauty.” Your heart sinks, “that’s not me,

The Self-Tape Essentials By: Risa Bramon Garcia and Steve Braun

By admin | Posted On: January 15, 2016
man-person-photographer-photographyThe playing field keeps leveling. Gone are the days when only a select geographically-fortunate few would have the possibility of being seen for a big TV pilot. Self-taping is the new normal so you have to know how to shoot

12 Powerful Decisions to Get You to Success By: Risa Bramon Garcia and Steve Braun

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You may be thinking, I train a lot and I do tons of theater. I go to casting director workshops. So what am I not doing? You are very likely doing the right things and you want your hard work …

Letting Go. Right Here. Right Now. By Debby Jay

By BGB Intern | Posted On: January 12, 2016

“The interaction between feet and earth communicates information through

the whole body, and the whole body responds to the extent of this

relationship, giving rise to self-knowledge.”

                         –Stanley Keleman, The Human Ground

I had my first lesson in the Alexander …

Pilot Season, Your Agent, and You By Steve Braun

By BGB Intern | Posted On: January 11, 2016

Agents and managers. Whether you have one or not, most actors have a complicated relationship with agents and/or managers. You want them, you think you need them, once you get one you wonder if you need a better one. And …

BGB Podcast – How To Get Your Money With Risa Bramon Garcia and Steve Braun

By admin | Posted On: January 5, 2016

The Pilot Season Checklist Get ready for The Pilot Season Playbook!

By Steve Braun | Posted On: December 18, 2015

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Being ready for whatever Pilot Season throw at you isn’t easy. “Can you be in Burbank in 20 minutes to read for the director?”, is the kind of phrase that gets uttered during Pilot Season.  “My agent hasn’t called in …

How to Get Casting Directors to Find You! With Risa Bramon Garcia

By admin | Posted On: November 23, 2015

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You wonder how casting directors are going to find you. Of course you do! Whether you have an agent or not, you’re out there ready to go to work and you want casting folks to know how great you …

BGB Podcast – The Myth of Success With Risa Bramon Garcia and Steve Braun

By BGB Intern | Posted On: November 16, 2015

Who Are You, Anyway? by Risa Bramon Garcia and Steve Braun

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What consistently comes up in our career-coaching sessions and dialogues with actors is the question of how to get seen in this business—how to get in front of the decision makers. While these are valid questions, we ask you to …