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Finding, Acknowledging, and Keeping a Mentor

Finding, Acknowledging, and Keeping a Mentor By Diane Christiansen Coaching   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

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Sneak Preview – How to Dress for an Audition

DCC EXCLUSIVE Get an exclusive sneak peek at Diane’s latest video for Master Talent Teachers… How to Dress for an Audition featuring Children’s Network Casting Director Carol Goldwasser! You can see the entire video when it premiers next Tuesday September

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How to Navigate Your Acting Career in LA

How to Navigate Your Acting Career in LA By Diane Christiansen Coaching One way to think about your acting career in LA is to imagine a bullseye.  Picture yourself at the center surrounded by a chosen team of professionals, which

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2014 Scholarship Auditions

It’s time for the 2014 Diane Christiansen Coaching Annual Scholarship Auditions! Don’t miss this amazing opportunity to receive TWO full, professional 8-week sessions with our Award-Winning coaching staff – a $490 to $700 value! Young actors, ages 10 to 18, who

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What is the Rule on Miming or Using Props at Auditions?

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.  While there is no specific, fast rule, you’d be hard-pressed to

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Vote for Diane Christiansen Coaching for the 2014 BSW Readers’ Choice Awards

Diane Christiansen and Diane Christiansen Coaching has been nominated in 3 Categories for the 2014 Backstage West Readers’ Choice Awards, along with several of Diane’s Partners in Master Talent Teachers!! Thank you to everyone who nominated! NOW WE NEED YOUR VOTES

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Tips on Relocating to Los Angeles to be an Actor

Tips on Relocating to Los Angeles to be an Actor From Diane Christiansen Coaching Making the decision to relocate to LA to be an actor is huge.  Like any other major life decision, it’s not a commitment you should enter

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This week’s bookings…

We’re so proud of all of our students who had bookings this week! Emma Yang – HUB Network  My Little Pony Promo Tyler Mazzei  –  ‘Mighty Benjamin Little’ UCLA SAG Student Film Bianca Kebbe – Sling Box Commercial Congratulations all of you! If you

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This week’s bookings…

We’re so proud of all of our students who had bookings this week! Hannah Thacker – HUB Network Promo Ashley Thomas – ‘The Awakening’ Short Film Angelina Mann – ‘The Most Important Meal of the Day’ Lead, Short Film Congratulations

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This week’s bookings…

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Congratulations to our students who had bookings this week! We are so proud of you! Zack Shires – Pilot TBA, Series Regular Sofia Checchi – ‘Telex from Cuba’ NYFA MFA Thesis film If you have a booking…let us know! We

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Bring Diane with you to EVERY audition! CD includes warm ups from class and a few special ones just for the CD!

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Scenes for Teens

Scenes for Teens

What better way for a young actor to prepare than with the language of their peers? The up-to-date communication style in these scenes—written by teens, for teens—is what makes them so accessible to the teenaged actor.

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