The Working Actor's Journey
In The Working Actor's Journey, hear from amazing teachers, role models, and mentors about their lifelong careers. Learn from those who have been acting professionally for decades—to see exactly how they approach the work, what decisions and resources have made the biggest impacts on their artistic lives, and to hear their struggles and successes in the business. How do great actors work? What do they actually do? Let’s find out. These conversations are a virtual toolbox for actors, full of techniques, advice, and lessons learned.
Q&A with Shakespeare dramaturg Gideon Rappaport
Tuesday 20 October 2020
: Today we have a great discussion with an often overlooked role in the theatre: the dramaturg! And if you're wondering exactly what that...
Richard III rehearsal, early bird, and next workshop!
Tuesday 15 September 2020
: We're doing the virtual Shakespeare workshops again in October! Plus, hear an excerpt from the rehearsals of Richard III! The future of...
Workshop Registration opens 7/22
Tuesday 21 July 2020
: What if your scene partner were a professional actor? How might that up your game and what might you learn from someone who has been working...
June 18th: Virtual Workshop of Shakespeare's Richard III
Tuesday 09 June 2020
: You're invited to sit in on a NEW online event happening LIVE on Thursday, June 18th: we’re doing an open workshop of Shakespeare’s...
Full Production of LIVE "The Merry Wives of Windsor" Online Reading
Tuesday 26 May 2020
: Today you’ll hear the FULL production from our recent LIVESTREAM reading of Shakespeare’s The Merry Wives of Windsor (more info and...
May 14th: Livestream "The Merry Wives of Windsor"
Tuesday 12 May 2020
: Things went very well with our first reading, so welcome to the "Much Ado About Something" series, as we all do our part to fight this...
Scenes from the LIVE "Much Ado About Nothing" Online Reading
Tuesday 28 April 2020
: Today you’ll hear some excerpted scenes from our recent LIVESTREAM reading of Shakespeare’s Much Ado About Nothing (more info and watch...
April 2nd: All-Star Online Shakespeare Reading!
Tuesday 31 March 2020
: In these times of much ado about SOMETHING, you're invited to an online Shakespeare reading of Much Ado About Nothing with an all-star cast...
Text Work: Hamlet's "Advice to the Players" with Randall Duk Kim and Annie Occhiogrosso
Tuesday 10 March 2020
: In this episode, Randall and Annie share insights into working on Shakespeare through the appropriately chosen piece, Hamlet’s "Advice to...
Ep #25: Randall Duk Kim and Annie Occhiogrosso on Pursuing Crazy Ideas, Shakespeare's Clues, and Your Own Discretion
Tuesday 11 February 2020
: It's a special one today—a double-bill! Randall Duk Kim and his lifelong professional partner—and wife—Annie Occhiogrosso are one of...
Behind the Podcast: Mike Moreno of Actor CEO
Tuesday 21 January 2020
: Mike Moreno hosts The Actor CEO Podcast (available on Apple, Stitcher, etc) and he dives into the knowledge and skills that allow actors and...
Ep #24: Tony-Winner L. Scott Caldwell on Self-Doubt, Pretending vs. Being, and Meeting Your Destiny
Tuesday 07 January 2020
: L. Scott Caldwell, or “Scotty” as she is also known, has been a working actress for 40+ years, from Chicago to New York to LA, and many...
Text Work: Moore's Jerusalem with Simon Vance
Tuesday 17 December 2019
: In this episode, Simon shares how he worked on a couple of different audiobook projects: first, dealing with a practically unreadable...
Ep #23: Simon Vance on Feeding the Birds, Pushing Yourself, and Wanting More
Tuesday 10 December 2019
: Simon Vance (@SimVan) has narrated over 1000 audiobooks in his career, with such a diverse range of works, from George R.R. Martin and Steig...
Text Work: Threat Matrix with Jeanne Sakata
Tuesday 19 November 2019
: In this episode, Jeanne discusses a monologue she worked on from the TV show Threat Matrix. She plays a Cambodian woman who recounts her...
Ep #22: Jeanne Sakata on the Joy of Discovery, Eagerness, and Redemptive Writing
Tuesday 12 November 2019
: Jeanne Sakata has had a 30+ year career spanning theater, film, television, and voiceover. She was in two different stage productions this...
Behind the Podcast: Audrey Moore of Audrey Helps Actors
Tuesday 29 October 2019
: Audrey Moore hosts the wonderfully-named podcast Audrey Helps Actors (available on Apple, Stitcher, Google Play, etc), and it's exactly what...
Text Work: Shakespeare's The Winter's Tale with Richard Riehle
Tuesday 22 October 2019
: In this excerpt, Richard discusses one of Leontes’ speeches in The Winter’s Tale by Shakespeare—it’s in the first act where he has...
Ep #21: Richard Riehle on Being Open, Dependable, and Watching Everything
Tuesday 15 October 2019
: Richard Riehle (pronounced "Really!"), has had a nearly 50-year career, he’s still going! With 400+ onscreen credits to his name, plus...
Tuesday 01 October 2019
: Coming up in the next round of interviews, actors that continue to work in all different mediums: a Tony winner with plenty of on-screen...
Ep #20: Arye Gross on Deep Curiosity, Inspiring Empathy, and Bringing Your Life into the Scene
Tuesday 14 May 2019
: Arye Gross (@thataryegross) is an actor with 40+ years in the business who always gives a memorable performance, wherever he pops up. He...
Ep #19: Alan Mandell on Samuel Beckett, Theatre Artists, and Always Working
Tuesday 09 April 2019
: Alan Mandell (in his 90s and still working!) is an actor and director, and he's also been a general manager of multiple theatres. He’s...
Text Work: Shakespeare's Sonnet 130 with Tony Amendola
Tuesday 26 March 2019
: In this excerpt, Tony Amendola (@tmamendola) from Ep #18 discusses Sonnet 130 by William Shakespeare. As Tony shares, it’s almost like an...
Ep #18: Tony Amendola on Stamping Your Own Passport and Following the Work
Tuesday 12 March 2019
: Tony Amendola (@tmamendola) was an associate artist, actor and director at the Berkeley Rep Theater for ten years. Regional theatre work...
Cashflow for Creatives with Kristine Oller, Actor and Strategic Planner
Tuesday 26 February 2019
: Kristine Oller guides successful creative professionals through the process of designing and aligning the next chapter of their lives and...