150 episodes

Acting is hard work. You often feel like you have no control over your own destiny. What we’re not taught in school is that you have to manage your career like a business! The Actor CEO Podcast with Mike Moreno interviews actors, casting directors, and other industry professionals in theater, film and television to learn the tips, tricks, and best practices to help actors focus on what they can control and be the BOSS of their career. These weekly insights keep you motivated and always moving forward. It’s both SHOW and BUSINESS and now you can take these mentors with you and always listen on demand!

The Actor CEO Podcast: Acting Business | Interviews | Motivation Mike Moreno: Actor | Creator | Seeker

    • Arts
    • 4.8 • 83 Ratings

Acting is hard work. You often feel like you have no control over your own destiny. What we’re not taught in school is that you have to manage your career like a business! The Actor CEO Podcast with Mike Moreno interviews actors, casting directors, and other industry professionals in theater, film and television to learn the tips, tricks, and best practices to help actors focus on what they can control and be the BOSS of their career. These weekly insights keep you motivated and always moving forward. It’s both SHOW and BUSINESS and now you can take these mentors with you and always listen on demand!

    Director David Rountree on Actors Working Better On Set

    Director David Rountree on Actors Working Better On Set

    Feature Film director David Rountree, who was listed in the Hollywood Reporter and IMDb as one of the Top 10 Up-and-Coming Hollywood directors under 40, has written, directed and produced multiple films seeing National and International theatrical rele.

    • 34 min
    Agent Stacey Solodkin of Beth Stein Agency

    Agent Stacey Solodkin of Beth Stein Agency

    Stacy Solodkin has owned and operated BethSteinAgency for almost 25 years now. The most important thing for her has always been the integrity of the work and helping actors be the best they can be and as the company grew she has worked hard to maintain

    • 32 min
    David Lengel on the Lessons Learned after 50+ Credits

    David Lengel on the Lessons Learned after 50+ Credits

    David Lengel has starred in over 50 episodes of television in Marvel Studio's Disney+ Series WANDAVISION, COMING 2 AMERICA and will next be seen on the boat with The Rock in Disney's highly anticipated JUNGLE CRUISE.

    • 28 min
    Sydney Mitchell on Changing Types and Working Two Series Regulars at the Same Time

    Sydney Mitchell on Changing Types and Working Two Series Regulars at the Same Time

    Sydney Mitchell tells us what it's like to change your type and then work on two series at the same time - BET's First Wives Club and Black Mafia Family on Starz.

    • 33 min
    Tia Shearer Bassett on Leaving Equity after 15 Years and Building a Creative Life After Cancer

    Tia Shearer Bassett on Leaving Equity after 15 Years and Building a Creative Life After Cancer

    Tia Shearer Bassett is an actor/creator and a recent cancer survivor with national tours with The Kennedy Center and the nonverbal theatre for babies and toddlers under her belt. She Actors’ Equity after 15 years to create,

    • 44 min
    Britanni Johnson on Acting In Video Games

    Britanni Johnson on Acting In Video Games

    Britanni Johnson is a host, influencer and actor in the massive video game market working with multiple brands and events as well as playing The Guardian Angel in the Borderlands series.

    • 21 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
83 Ratings

83 Ratings

Kim R. L. ,

Kept me ALIVE and Working during the Pandemic!

Actor CEO not only got me through the pandemic, but also kept me in the mindset to stay hopeful, creative, and productive (not in the sense of needing to grind, but in what fed my soul). I was able to keep up with meaningful projects and even book work, and I honestly could not have done it without going to church every week (aka listening to Actor CEO). I can't thank Mike and his guests enough.

This podcast is NEVER preachy; it is incredibly relatable regardless of where you are in your career. Everyone on the show has invaluable lessons from their experiences, and come from varying levels of career. I’ve re-listened to episodes and found new gems simply because that day I was in a different mind/body space.

And special shout out to Ricardo Birnbaum who was a guest. I loved everything he had to say in his episode, booked him, and have very honestly NEVER had a better session or better shots.

amberwegner777 ,

Binge Worthy Podcast!!

Thank you SO MUCH for this amazing podcast not just on acting, but in how to run our business as actors and storytellers.
I started listening to your podcast in November and have binge listened everyday and am about to start episode 126!
The resources are so valuable. I’ve doubled my IG followers since taking the easy steps outlined in many of your podcasts. In addition, I’ve reached out to many of your guests just to say thank you for their interview and in return, have begun to develop relationships with knowledgeable people in this industry.
I’ve INVESTED in my business, I’ve PROMOTED my write ups and film releases and Ive CELEBRATED my recent nomination with all of my fans on IG.
Really, really, really looking forward to what’s to come in 2021! Thanks Mike!!
Best,
Amber Wegner CEO ;-)

Pancho135 ,

A few gems past the mansplaining

I’ve been wanting to enjoy this podcast. There are some great guests on here (Wendy Braun, Kristina Horan, Greg Bekkers are some interviews that I liked).
But unlike journalistic interviewers, the convo always leads to how Mike has been speaking the truth for years or his community already knows this stuff and he then explains what the guest is on there already explaining. Don’t get me wrong, sometimes it’s a back and forth conversation - but a lot of it is just a regurgitation of what the guest just said....

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