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Acting coach Shari Shaw breaks down the entertainment industry and how to be "Courteously Aggressive" in interviews with the people both in front of & behind the camera, and everybody else in between.
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Shari Shaw: Studio Talk Shari Shaw

    • Arts
    • 4.8 • 30 Ratings

Acting coach Shari Shaw breaks down the entertainment industry and how to be "Courteously Aggressive" in interviews with the people both in front of & behind the camera, and everybody else in between.
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    Erica Arvold

    Erica Arvold

    In this episode of Shari Shaw: Studio Talk we have Erica Arvold, owner and CEO of arvold., who has spent 30 years as a casting director, educator, speaker, producer, writer, director, and advocate for screen artists. Erica has contributed to, participated in, or helmed the making of over 140 films, 85 television shows, and countless multimedia & commercial projects. 
    Tune in to hear how Erica works to set aside her unconscious bias when she is casting for a role, about the amazing mindfulness and accountability program her Casting Studio provides, and why actors should take pride in their work no matter what level they are at in their careers.
    Erica has worked with ABC, AMC, Amazon, Apple TV+, Blumhouse, CBS, Disney, Dreamworks, Focus, Fox, Hallmark, HBO, History, Imagine, NatGeo, Netflix, Paramount, Scott Free, Showtime, Sony, SYFY, Universal, USA, and Warner Brothers as well as many independent filmmakers and creatives. She has been nominated for CSA’s Artios Award five times and is a member of the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences, Casting Society of America, and Producers Guild of America

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    • 48 min
    Erica Bream

    Erica Bream

    In this week's episode, I spoke with Casting Director Erica Bream on how her grandmother helped her get her start in casting, why actors shouldn't stress over slates, and why actors shouldn't beat themselves up for messing up in their auditions.
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    • 54 min
    J Chris Newberg

    J Chris Newberg

    In this episode, I speak with comedian J Chris Newberg from 'Beat Shazam' on Fox and 'Faith, Hope & Love' on Netflix. Tune in to hear Chris, and I talk about the differences between stand-up comedy and comedic acting, if he ever gets nervous before going on stage, and his approach to writing jokes and monologues.
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    • 34 min
    Elaine Hendrix

    Elaine Hendrix

    In this special live recording of the podcast we have the one and only Elaine Hendrix, or as you may know her, Alexis Carrington from Dynasty on The CW! 💜
    Listen to the podcast to the podcast to hear Elaine answer questions from our viewers, her advice to young actors, and how she takes on the ICONIC character of Alexis Carringtion.

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    • 43 min
    Jason Kennedy

    Jason Kennedy

    In the BRAND NEW episode of #ShariShawStudioTalk, we have Jason Kennedy, Casting Director for NCIS and NCIS: LA!
    Listen to the entire podcast to hear Jason's thoughts on multiple takes for self-taped auditions, what makes him watch through the whole self-tape, and how to dress up for your character in your audition! 
    ShariShaw:StudioTalk is available on Apple Podcasts and Spotify!

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    • 42 min
    Courtney Peldon

    Courtney Peldon

    Today on the podcast we have TALENT AGENT, Courtney Peldon from Aqua Talent! Courtney started her career in this industry as an actor during her childhood, she has worked in casting for shows on MTV to HBO, and has been working as a talent agent for the last 10 years! She has first-hand experience in every part of the actor's journey, allowing her a unique insight into the lives and careers of her clients. 💜
    Listen to the full podcast to hear about what Courtney values most in the actors she represents, her biggest pet peeve when it comes to actors, and her tips for submitting successful self-tapes!


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    • 52 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
30 Ratings

30 Ratings

shelley wenzel ,

Awesome PC

I love hearing Shari interview all her guest. She knows what questions to ask. I’ve learned so much insight into the biz! Thank you, Shari!!

Noellexo ,

Great for actors, creatives

I love this podcast! Shari has in depth conversations with an amazing variety of actors, casting people, directors that is so helpful for up and coming artists!

Bobby Paradise ,

Love this new podcast!

Especially enjoyed the Ana Ortiz episode! So much insight..check out the Laura Bell Bundy one too!

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