9 episodes

A no B.S. give and take from 3 proven Industry professionals about what it takes to build a career in Hollywood. Get the "need to know" info that most actors DON'T know but NEED to know. Michael Petrone is an actor who has booked over 80 Nationals, guest starred on shows such as 24, and CSI:New York, and was "Sy Miller" on Days of Our Lives. He has also directed commercials here in the states as well as Europe, documentary films, pilots, and reality shows. He is the instructor at Actors Ave, the best on camera training for actors.Megan Foley and Chuck Marra have cast over 3500 commercial spots. They now have a production company. They produce and direct award winning short films and are still active in the commercial world. They also teach a full scope acting class that encompasses every aspect of the industry. Megan and Chuck are hands on with every thing they do, from directing and producing, to teaching actors their craft!

The Insiderz Michael Petrone, Megan Foley, Chuck Marra, PRODUCER:Priscela Izquierdo

    • TV & Film
    • 5.0 • 20 Ratings

A no B.S. give and take from 3 proven Industry professionals about what it takes to build a career in Hollywood. Get the "need to know" info that most actors DON'T know but NEED to know. Michael Petrone is an actor who has booked over 80 Nationals, guest starred on shows such as 24, and CSI:New York, and was "Sy Miller" on Days of Our Lives. He has also directed commercials here in the states as well as Europe, documentary films, pilots, and reality shows. He is the instructor at Actors Ave, the best on camera training for actors.Megan Foley and Chuck Marra have cast over 3500 commercial spots. They now have a production company. They produce and direct award winning short films and are still active in the commercial world. They also teach a full scope acting class that encompasses every aspect of the industry. Megan and Chuck are hands on with every thing they do, from directing and producing, to teaching actors their craft!

    The COVID Session.

    The COVID Session.

    This episode is dedicated to how COVID-19 is affecting everyone and everything in the industry. Mike and the crew go over the ins and outs of what we are now dealing with from auditioning to being on set in this trying time. It is MUST hear info for...

    • 37 min
    Perspective Creates Success.

    Perspective Creates Success.

    Mike, Chuck and Megan dive into the attitude and perspective an actor needs to be successful in the industry. If you can change your perspective, then you can change your reality. The real measure of a person is not how they react in good times, it is...

    • 27 min
    It's a Lifestyle.

    It's a Lifestyle.

    Mike, Chuck and Megan discuss the mentality that actors need to have to succeed in the business. Most actors do not see acting professionally as a complete lifestyle. It is more of a part time thing, like a diet done to get quick results. Nothing could...

    • 26 min
    Keep Your Sh*t Wired Tight!

    Keep Your Sh*t Wired Tight!

    Mike and the crew hash it out. Being able to keep your focus on the work, no deviation, is an essential skill for any professional. Everyone wants results(bookings), but our ability to stay on program with or without them is the real key. Often, it is...

    • 32 min
    Evolution of Auditioning.

    Evolution of Auditioning.

    Mike, Chuck, and Megan discuss how auditioning has changed for actors. They give their own personal account of what used to be and what is now, and, more importantly, what actors are facing in an ever changing landscape that is "The Industry." The...

    • 28 min
    Tough Love.

    Tough Love.

    Mike, Chuck and Megan tackle some tough scenarios for actors. Acting is an inside job. How an actor thinks and operates on the inside is just as important on the outside. Many artists are derailed by self doubt, insecurity, and just plain wrong info!...

    • 36 min

Customer Reviews

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20 Ratings

20 Ratings

the biz side ,

Very insightful!

It's great to hear from insiders talking about how to actually get started in LA. Just basic information that every actor needs to know about what to expect and how to prepare....not just the acting part, but the business side, which most actors don't think about.
Every episode builds on the previous one and is really giving you nuts and bolts info. Love this podcast!!

DanielCastro1 ,

Knowledge is power

So good and informative! No beating around the bush and straight to the point. So important for actors to hear!

jg8880 ,

Great podcast!!!!

An amazing and engaging podcast for entertainers of all stripes esp actors

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