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Camp Cards Are Back!

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 Have you heard about the best deal in town for Summer savings on acting classes? Enjoy summer fun in the sun without missing out on valuable acting class time! CAMP CARDS GO ON SALE MAY 1st FOR JUNE-AUGUST We're making attending summer classes even easier! You can now join a full 8 or 12 week acting session and still enjoy your vacation time - but only with a Camp Card!  Our CAMP CARDS are

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How to Become a Professional Actor in LA [part 1]

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Wondering how to get your child or teen into acting?  Diane Christiansen, top rated acting coach for kids and teens in Hollywood, has designed a 3 part video series for families who are seeking a professional acting career in Los Angeles for their children or teenagers! Each segment contains critical steps designed to be taken with patience, dedication and a 100% commitment to producing results. Rushing or skipping these steps could

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Finding the Right Volume for Actors

  Finding the Right Volume - for Actors by Diane Christiansen Coaching “Was I too loud?” “Was I too quiet?” “Could they even hear me?” “Was I screaming?” Have you ever come out of an audition with these thoughts? Every actor has been there at some point, even if they’ve studied with a top rated acting class/coach or gone in for private coaching. There are so many factors in how

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Acting Classes for Kids in Los Angeles

Call Now to register for these award winning classes! (818) 523-8283 e-mail ActUpDi@gmail.com Biz Kids 6 to 9 years-old Looking to get started in the Entertainment Industry?  "BIZ KIDS is the best acting class for kids in Los Angeles!"  This acting class for young actors builds a solid technical foundation. Students will learn and practice basic on-camera skills, how to cold-read, scene study, emotional range, proper audition/set behavior, focus, and improv, plus so much more!

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Part 2 – How to Get Into Acting

Wondering how to get your child or teen into acting?  Diane Christiansen, top rated acting coach for kids and teens in Hollywood, has designed a 3 part video series for families who are seeking a professional acting career in Los Angeles for their children or teenagers! There are many ways to go about getting an Agent for a child or teen actor, including cold calling and/or submitting online through each Agencies

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Part 3 – How to get your child into acting

Wondering how to get your child or teen into acting?  Diane Christiansen, top rated acting coach for kids and teens in Hollywood, has designed a 3 part video series for families who are seeking a professional acting career in Los Angeles for their children or teenagers! This is the last in Diane's three part series on how to get your child or teen into acting. Assuming you have followed the specific tips

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What are Casting Directors looking for? [Part 2]

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What are Casting Directors looking for in the audition room? Find out directly from the source in Part 2 of Diane's exclusive interview with Award-Winning, Children's Network Casting Director, Carol Goldwasser!  Check out Part 1 of Diane's interview with Casting Director Carol Goldwasser here. Be the first to get the scoop on insider information from Diane and 10 of the top performance teachers in Hollywood - subscribe to Master Talent

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What are Casting Directors looking for? – Part 3

What are Casting Directors looking for in the audition room? Find out directly from the source in Part 3 with Diane Christiansen's exclusive interview with Award-Winning, Children's network Casting Director, Carol Goldwasser! Be sure to check out parts 1 and 2.  Be the first to get the scoop on insider information from Diane and 10 of the top performance teachers in Hollywood – subscribe to Master Talent Teachers on YouTube

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Is it okay for actors to mime and use props at auditions? FIND OUT HERE!

What is the Rule on Miming or Using Props at Auditions? By Diane Christiansen Coaching   The decision to mime or use a prop in an audition can be tricky. . . You would be hard-pressed to find a casting director who is 100% for the use of props or miming at an audition.  Some casting directors can tolerate props and miming if they help the actor get into character and do

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When is the best time to come to LA for Pilot Season?

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When is the best time to come to Los Angeles for Pilot Season??  Every weekend Agents and Managers are traveling to some city scouting for new kid and teen actors for pilot season. The top kids Agents will look at from 100 to 300 kids every week from now through the end of January. These are the brightest young actors from around the country with parents who can afford expensive weekend

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Finding, Acknowledging, and Keeping a Mentor

By Diane Christiansen   Having a mentor is vital to your acting career. Why waste years making the same mistakes others have made? With a mentor, you can learn from their experiences and quite possibly move your career forward leaps and bounds in a much shorter amount of time than anticipated! Gleaning what you can from the dos and don’ts that they have learned firsthand, and having another connection to

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What is an Appropriate Gift for an Agent or Manager?

What is an Appropriate Gift for an Agent or Manager? by Diane Christiansen Coaching Believe it or not, the holidays are just around the corner! It’s time to start that wintertime shopping list. There’s Mom, Dad, Sis… and don’t forget your Manager and Agents! December is a great time to say “thank you” to your professional and creative team for everything they’ve done for you all year long. It’s also

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Master Talent Teachers!

MASTER TALENT TEACHERS Making performance Dreams a Reality I'm proud to announce that I am one of the creators of a revolutionary website MasterTalentTeachers.com MTT is a free virtual university taught by the leading teachers of acting, dance, commercials, voice, audition technique, theatre, hosting, comedy and career management - in Hollywood. This FREE site features incredibly impactful and informative videos, articles, resources and advice designed to take anyone's career to

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Testimonials

Actors Platform Workshop & Showcase   "I love your workshops. Not only do I get to perform in front of  some of my favorite casting directors but I always leave your Classes feeling loved." -- Emma Engle, Actor "I thought last night's workshop was really great! The atmosphere of professionalism and support that you establish is really unique and brings out the best in everyone. I personally was feeling very flat and

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