Welcome to ”CASTING ACTORS CAST ” the podcast with an inside look at acting as a profession from master teacher and casting director, Jeffrey Dreisbach, a casting partner for McCorkle Casting Ltd in New York City. This podcast is for talent wanting to know more about casting, acting and the business of show!
75K Downloads Celebration
75K Downloads Celebration
Air Date: June 30, 2022
On today's episode of Casting Actors Cast, we're going to look back and find out the reasons why we now have 75,000 downloads of the podcast. Come on, it's a celebration. And you’re invited to listen to Casting Actors Cast.
Air Date: June 23, 2022
One of the easiest ways actors can feel in control is to concentrate on breathing. When was the last time you thought about your breath? OK not your breath but your breathing! That's the subject of today's podcast. Breathing matters. On this episode of casting, actors cast.
Catch A Catchphrase
I don't know about you, but I love when I hear myself saying catch phrases. You know, those little statements or sayings that can get you through the day. For example, here's one. You can start your day over at any time. That has actually helped me a lot of late because when stuff happens, sometimes I need a fresh start. Let's take a look at some additional guidepost statements that can help you with both your acting and your acting career. On this episode of Casting Actors Cast.
Does Your Headshot Still Matter?
Given the current environment and the new technology actors are required to know like Zoom and self-tape, you might be wondering if the need for a headshot still matters. After all, we can see what you look like in a slate or in a Zoom meeting, why do you need to go through the trouble and expense for new headshots? What can they possibly be used for? Listen up people, I have the answer to that question plus some really valuable tips on ways you can use your headshot as the best marketing tool in your tool kit! Answers to that and the mailbag on this episode of Casting Actors Cast! The podcast and video for actors…from a casting director!
It’s Never About You
It’s Never About You!
Air Date: June 2, 2022
Did the title of this episode shock you? Are you thinking that this is just another guy needing to vent? There are multiple ways to approach a statement like this. Suffice it to say that hearing the phrase, “It’s Never About You” is actually helpful. There is something useful when we can shift our attention to what is happening beyond our control. There are many times when actors appreciate the focus and attention they command. Equally important are those times when knowing you are not the center of it all can actually be a relief. Let’s talk about it. On this episode of Casting Actors Cast!
Questions And Answers
Questions and answers
Air Date: May 26, 2022
The success of this podcast is due to the comments, feedback and letters from listeners. There have been a flurry of actors reaching out to either comment or ask a question or even share their successes! Ok. It may seem like an ego massage, but let’s face it, we could all use some positive strokes. This episode of Casting Actors Cast is all about communication to and for each other. Questions and answers. Coming right up!
I use these as a touchstone to absorb the info and set aside time to think about my career - where I am and where I want to be -and then strategize.
Great Career Tool to add to your Training
For Actors who are just starting out in the “business of show” to those with many jobs under their belt, this podcast is an essential Tool to add to your Training Toolbox. If nothing else, I get energized listening to Jeffrey. He doesn’t sugarcoat what it takes for success but he is so positive and encouraging, he will inspire you!
Best Actor Advice Podcast!
If you’re an actor like me and have been looking for a podcast with real advice that’s also super fun to listen to and straight to the point/concise, look no further. I love this podcast so much and started booking so much more after listening to his video audition advice!