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What are Casting Directors looking for? – Part 2

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

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DCC Annual Open House and Holiday Party

You’re Invited! Please join us for our annual Open House & Holiday Party! Wednesday December 17th 8:00pm Diane Christiansen Coaching 11650 Riverside Dr. Ste. 3 Studio City, 91602 You, your family and friends are invited to join us at the

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What are Casting Directors looking for?

What are Casting Directors looking for? Watch Diane’s exclusive interview with Award-Winning Children’s Network Casting Director, Carol Goldwasser, and find out! This is a 3 part interview, so stay tuned for parts 2 and 3…     

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How to Keep Yourself on Your Reps’ Radar

How to Keep Yourself on Your Reps’ Radar by Diane Christiansen Coaching  Ever feel like you’re missing out on auditions on which your agent or manager could be sending you? Do you watch TV shows, films, or commercials and think, “Hey!

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How to Dress for an Audition

Diane Christiansen answers the question on every actor’s mind before an audition…“What do I wear?!” With the help of casting director Carol Goldwasser, Diane reveals the Do’s and Don’ts of how to dress for an audition. Before you enter another audition

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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

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How to Stay Confident

How to Stay Confident from Diane Christiansen Coaching       Maybe you didn’t book the gig. Maybe you didn’t even get a callback. Maybe you came out of your audition and felt like you forgot everything you learned in your

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And the winner is…

Congratulations to our 2014 Diane Christiansen Annual Scholarship Winner: ALEX CALLOWAY! Alex delivered a magnificent performance and received the most votes from his peers and TWO 8-week Acting Class Sessions! In addition to being our Scholarship winner, Alex recently booked

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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

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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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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

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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