Entries by Carolyne Barry Acting Academy

How to be an Actor: Finding The Right Commercial Agent

In major markets, there are hundreds of agents. Attaining legitimate representation for commercials is usually rather involved so it important to choose the agents you wish to target and research them: In major markets buy updated books that list and describe agents and managers (In Los Angeles, these books are sold at Samuel French and […]

Commercial Audition Tips: Profiles

PROFILES: IN MOST EVERY ON-CAMERA COMMERCIAL AUDITION, AFTER SLATING, AN ACTOR WILL BE ASKED TO TURN SIDEWAYS AND SHOW THE LEFT AND RIGHT SIDES OF HIS/HER FACE AND BODY SO THAT THOSE WATCHING THE VIDEO AUDITIONS CAN SEE WHAT THEY LOOK LIKE FROM THE SIDE. The reason “Profiles” are done is so that those doing […]

How to be an Actor: MTT: Free Online Acting Classes

Along with ten top Los Angeles talent teachers, I am proud to, say I spearheaded the creation of mastertalentteachers.com I strongly encourage you to go to this fabulous site and watch the FREE comprehensive training videos for actors, singers, dancers, hosts and comics. My MTT partners and I are passionate about this venture and are […]

New Year’s Thoughts

Be sure to look back on this year and acknowledge yourself for your accomplishments. So often during this time, most people mainly look at what they didn’t do or get. I am sure there were lots of great things you did for your craft and/or career but they don’t seem to be as memorable as […]

It’s time for a new face!

I few months ago, I looked at my website, which up until then I thought was pretty cool (because it was so easy to navigate) and realized it was…..dated. I hadn’t changed it in ten years. Knowing my site had to send the message that the training me and my teachers offer is what serves […]