Making your way in the performing arts world can be daunting. Finding auditions in your city, for your voice type, in your budget is a key step in nailing a role. Here are some resources to help you navigate the wild and often wooly world of “making it”. Read More
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Leaving the cozy security of college life and jumping into the performing arena can be daunting even for the brightest of talents. If you have no idea how you’re going to pay for your next lesson or audition trip, how can you pursue your career?
Where is your money really going? Tracking your expenses is essential to beginning and running your freelance business. Read More
Auditioning in NYC? Visiting for the first time? Finding affordable ground transportation to and from the area airports is easier than it used to be, though it requires some research and planning to go smoothly. There are many airport transportation alternatives to an expensive taxi ride or begging a ride from the one friend you know in the city with a car. Read More
Opera auditions are unique — generally you (the singer) must be prepared to sing 3-5 operatic arias (songs) in several different languages, pay a professional pianist and sing your face off. Here’s some essential information for what to expect and how to prepare your best for opera auditions, including protocol for “crashing” and audition without an appointment. Read More
Just as there are many photographers to choose from, there are many ways and places to get your valuable headshots reproduced. How many you get printed is determined by how you will distribute your shot. Read More
Finding a photographer to do your headshots is a very personal and important choice. In New York City and Los Angeles, there are hundreds of headshot photographers to choose from. How do you get the most bang for your buck? Read More
Every performing artist needs a publicity photo–-singers, actors, dancers, instrumentalists, conductors, pianists, musical groups, models, even teachers, coaches and consultants can benefit from a good “headshot.” Read More