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Each week, acting teachers Gary Condes, Andrea Helene and Brian Caspe discuss the business and craft of acting, highlighting one particular topic that has come up on the job or during training. We also love hearing from listeners with questions about the process and business of acting

The Vagabond Actor's Podcast vagabondactors

    • Performing Arts
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Each week, acting teachers Gary Condes, Andrea Helene and Brian Caspe discuss the business and craft of acting, highlighting one particular topic that has come up on the job or during training. We also love hearing from listeners with questions about the process and business of acting

    I Want An Agent! What Do I Do?

    I Want An Agent! What Do I Do?

    One of the first questions actors who are just starting out ask is: How do I get an agent? Well, we get into it in this week's episode. We talk about how to research, use your network and contact agents as well as what to do in the initial meeting you might have with one. We'd love to hear our listeners' stories about how they reached out to their agents or what their plan is to find an agent. Join in the conversation on our facebook page, on instagram or on Twitter! Follow us, like, share the episode @vagabondactors! 

    • 1 hr
    Taking Direction Among Other Things

    Taking Direction Among Other Things

    This week, acting teachers Gary Condes, Andrea Helene and Brian Caspe bring a buffet of smaller topics that revolve around giving and taking direction and, for dessert, we go through an example of what to do if your preparation isn't doing what you had hoped it would do.Please like, subscribe, comment and let us know what you think! 

    • 1 hr 9 min
    Interview with Ed Speleers (Outlander, Downton Abbey, Beowolf, Eragon)

    Interview with Ed Speleers (Outlander, Downton Abbey, Beowolf, Eragon)

    This week we're privileged to welcome actor Ed Speleers. Ed got his start at 17 as the lead in the fantasy film Eragon and has gone on to work steadily in a whole host of amazing projects. He talks about his process, how he deals with both success and disappointment, and tells some stories about working on the set of Downton Abbey and Lars von Trier's film The House That Jack Built among much else!Be sure to like, subscribe, and leave comments in iTunes, and our Facebook page. You can also find us on Instagram and Twitter! 

    • 1 hr 30 min
    Digging into Text, part 3

    Digging into Text, part 3

    In the last episode in the Digging into the Text series, acting teachers Andrea Helene, Gary Condes and Brian Caspe finish our in-depth look at how to break down a text and how to use that analysis to bring a deeper understanding of the beats, relationships and doings in the scene.Listen to Part 1Listen to Part 2Proof scene 4 (pdf) We would love to hear your feedback! Let us know what you think by leaving a comment on our Facebook page or by joining the conversation on Twitter or Instagram.Be sure to subscribe to the podcast on iTunes, Spotify or your podcast app of choice! 

    • 1 hr 10 min
    Digging into Text, part 2

    Digging into Text, part 2

    This week we continue our breakdown of scene 4 of David Auburn's wonderful play PROOF. If you haven't listened to the first part, please find it here: https://vagabondactors.podbean.com/e/digging-into-text-part-1/You can follow along with the pdf here: https://mcdn.podbean.com/mf/web/b7us7y/Proof_Scene462krt.pdfLet us know what you think! Share with your friends!

    • 1 hr 1 min
    Digging into Text, part 1

    Digging into Text, part 1

    This week we start on script analysis. We take a detailed look at David Auburn's Pulitzer Prize winning play PROOF. It's a great scene and offers a wide array of lessons on how to pull out the meaning, action and objectives characters have. This is part 1 of 3.Download the scene here: https://mcdn.podbean.com/mf/web/b7us7y/Proof_Scene462krt.pdfWe welcome your comments, questions and feedback! Write to us @vagabondactors on Twitter, Instagram or Facebook!

    • 48 min

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