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Clean Slate

Clean Slate

June 13, 2019

What goes through your mind when you hear the phrase, "Clean Slate"? Well, Jeffrey shares some personal stuff and shows a few versions that can refresh your point of view and career. Check out past episodes and free stuff at www.castingactorscast.com. Please like and share so we can keep providing you content you can actually use.

Branding Impressions

Branding Impressions

June 6, 2019

This episode is simulcast on You Tube! (Casting Actors Cast Channel)  So the term "Brand" has gotten a bad rap over the past few years. But it can still serve a purpose when it comes to your marketability. Jeffrey shows you an easy, effective way to define and shape perceptions for auditions, agents, casting director's and anyone you meet! Please feel free to watch Jeff recording this on the new You Tube channel for Casting Actors Cast and visit castingactorscast.com for a free .pdf download of today's subject in worksheet form. 

Perseverance

Perseverance

May 30, 2019

All successful actors have experienced failure. At what point do you decide that you should stop? Stop banging your head against the success wall and really look at what success means to you. A straight forward approach to this sensitive subject. Jeffrey shares his personal assessment for your consideration. Please share, Like and Comment. It really helps. www.castingactorscast.com

Intrinsic Creativity

Intrinsic Creativity

May 23, 2019

What to you do for yourself to stay creative? Jeffrey uses recent experiences to draw on a new way to look at how to find the perfect balance for maintaining your inner creativity and your outer professionalism. You will get new insight on the business of show! Please like and share this episode of Casting Actors Cast.

Tour Guide

Tour Guide

May 16, 2019

From National Tours to "Bus and Truck" to cruise ship performer, get a fresh perspective on the advantages and downsides to working "on tour". See the world, pay some bills. On the other hand, is this the best career move for you?

Special thanks to Micky Nagy and Paul Hardt for contributing to the content of this podcast!

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Question Everything ?

Question Everything ?

May 9, 2019

Fear can be a questionable motivator when it comes to your career as an actor. Sometimes when you ask a question, the answer might only create more questions. Today's episode takes on the acronym of fear...False Evidence Appearing Real with several examples of how we can draw conclusions despite the evidence. Please help out and share this episode with those actors who could really use this positive reality check!

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Your Audition Checklist

Your Audition Checklist

May 2, 2019

Here is a "Top ten" checklist for your auditions. Everyone loves top ten anything! Here are the best ideas for preparing you so you can do your best work! Practical concepts and a new way to approach the way you prepare. This podcast is content rich and  a great way to embrace the business of show! See previous episodes at www.castingactors.com

Answering Listeners Questions

Answering Listeners Questions

April 25, 2019

Jeffrey answers more questions received over the past few weeks from listeners, students and professionals about everything from going to grad school to how to market your sneeze for voice overs! Fun, helpful and always entertaining. Jump into the talent pool at www.castingactorscast.com

The Paradox

The Paradox

April 18, 2019

The two things that can't be true at the same time. Actors sometimes have a hard time figuring out what is true when it comes to the business, the audition and the work itself. Jeffrey addresses several of these challenges and tells it like it is! Content rich and fun. www.castingactorscast.com

Actor Hacks

Actor Hacks

April 11, 2019

Actor Hacks... those things you can do to reboot your auditions. Inside tips from someone who practices what he preaches. This is the first episode launching our second year. So cool, you'll want to come back for more! Check us out on the web at www.castingactorscast.com

1 Year Anniversary Show!

1 Year Anniversary Show!

April 4, 2019

Come celebrate one year of podcasts with Jeffrey Dreisbach! Past episodes are discussed and shout out's to the most recent subscribers plus some questions answered and secrets revealed! Jump in the Talent Pool at www.castingactorscast.com

Bad For Business

Bad For Business

March 28, 2019

Don't get fooled by people with bad intentions. The business of acting has some bad apples you must avoid. Jeff will share hes take on business practices that can keep you from making mistakes! www.castingactorscast.com

Tuned Up or Turn In

Tuned Up or Turn In

March 21, 2019

This week, Jeffrey shares his experience with SAG/AFTRA open door interviews that took place. A ton of insights and perspective on what today's actor needs to have for a career that is rewarding and meaningful. What are you doing to stay "tuned up"? Should you decide that it is better to "Turn  In"? Find out more and treat yourself to this 20 minute journey called "Casting Actors Cast"! Please Like and share if you want these podcasts to be part of your solution. www.castingactorscast.com

Telling the Truth

Telling the Truth

March 14, 2019

Today's podcast deals with telling the truth in your acting and telling the truth about your acting career. Jeffrey will reveal some truths that are guaranteed to stimulate your thinking about being an actor and embracing show business for what it is. You can always ask Jeff a question at www.castingactorscast.com

Bank Records

Bank Records

March 7, 2019

No, this one's not about accounting practices but about keeping records of your audition schedule. Jeffrey answers a listeners question which prompts a different take on how to find creativity by the notations you keep. Please "check" this one out....www.castingactorscast.com

 

Empathy-Put Yourself in My Shoes

Empathy-Put Yourself in My Shoes

February 28, 2019

More than just a "rant" about the week's events, Jeffrey shares a host of issues that just might help you understand that everyone has challenging situations. Putting yourself in the role of casting director may help with your own perspective about this crazy business of show! Please encourage your friends to check out Casting Actors Cast. www.castingactorscast.com

Audition Disasters II

Audition Disasters II

February 21, 2019

Continuing the "Audition Disaster" theme, Jeffrey shares several examples of things going south in an audition. How you respond is actually more important than the disaster itself. Finally Jeffrey shares his own personal disaster during an audition for a Broadway show! Please tell your friends and become a subscriber to Casting Actors Cast!

Audition Disasters

Audition Disasters

February 14, 2019

When things go wrong, and they will, is there a way you can recover without blowing the deal? Find out the best ways to recover from musical auditions and monologue presentations with this reality based, real world explanation of disaster recoveries.

Creative Collaboration Connection

Creative Collaboration Connection

February 7, 2019

Casting Directors and Actors share several common factors that make up their contribution to the industry. Sometimes that contribution is not recognized or rewarded as it should be. Jeffrey shares his opinion on how collaboration can influence the television, film and theatre project and paints a clear picture on how creativity is not always rewarded.

Music Method Manipulation

Music Method Manipulation

January 31, 2019

A new secret for your auditions? Absolutely! You can find new and interesting ways to reveal nuance, energy and moods to compliment your acting. Discovering the right influence can permeate and infuse your creative self toward success. No kidding. You've got to try this...you won't be sorry!!!

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Can You Do Funny?

Can You Do Funny?

January 24, 2019

Comic acting is not for everyone, for sure. What are the best ways to look at humor in scripts. Do you have the right "Funny Bone" for the part? Jeff opens up about the objective reality to being a comic actor. Please like and share...your support means everything!

The Cost Factor

The Cost Factor

January 17, 2019

Everything has a cost factor. What are the real and tangible costs associated with being an actor? Jeffrey helps lay the groundwork for organizing your professional expenses in a clear, easy to understand way. This podcast offers practical information for the creative person. Also, stay tuned for the FREE OFFER announcement for every listener! Good advice...free stuff...what is going on? www.castingactorscast.com

Creative Psychology

Creative Psychology

January 10, 2019

Self evaluation and your emotional well being has long been a subject not usually discussed among the acting community. Jeffrey opens up and offers some suggestions by looking at what makes the creative person tick. Being healthy in all things includes knowing who you are and why you're an actor. Please find out more at www.castingactorscast.com

Callback? Seal the Deal!

Callback? Seal the Deal!

January 3, 2019

How do you turn a callback into a booking? Just follow the practical, logical approach Jeffrey shares and get the job! There are many "self-sabotage" thoughts that can infest a great opportunity when being partnered with another actor as well. Make your method healthy and positive for proven success. Please like and share on www.castingactorscast.com

Questions for Success

Questions for Success

December 20, 2018

Jeffrey will answer important business questions provided by a listener. They are the questions often asked in classes and workshops Jeffrey teaches. Content rich information on the casting process and your creative attention to what works. Know how your professional approach will put you ahead of the pack! www.castingactorscast.com for more information!

Offer Only Conundrum

Offer Only Conundrum

December 13, 2018

What does "Offer only" really mean. Well, it is a conundrum or puzzle that has may sides to it. Jeffrey takes this often used phrase and spells out the value and problems associated with this philosophy meant to elevate the actor's status. How does it work? Find out now! Please like and share this useful topic to your talent team! www.castingactorscast.com

5 Tips to a Winning Career

5 Tips to a Winning Career

December 6, 2018

If you could embrace just five tips to make your acting career a success, would they include what Jeffrey is suggesting? Find out if you are on a winning streak with your career. Perhaps this podcast can be the inspiration you need. Shift your mind set and evaluate the winning strategy presented here. What have you got to loose? Please consider being a follower and let Jeffrey know if you've been helped! www.castingactorscast.com

Advocating for the Advocate

Advocating for the Advocate

November 29, 2018

One thing is for certain, you just can't become successful without someone in your corner. Find out what secret many actors attribute to their success. Jeff calls it "an advocate". Someone who is part coach, part listener, part inspiration, who can really challenge you to greatness. You will never look at success the same way again! Pleas share this important concept and let Jeffrey know you're listening. www.castingactorscast.com

Reading The Reader

Reading The Reader

November 22, 2018

What does this title mean? It means that one of the factors in having a good audition is how the reader is reading. Still confused? Then learn techniques that will help your auditions and empower you to make choices that get results. If you can read the reader, you have successfully made the right impact! Please like and share. www.castingactorscast.com 

The Casting Process; Film VS Television

The Casting Process; Film VS Television

November 15, 2018

Despite the obvious, there are some real differences when it comes to casting for film and television. This episode, Jeffrey spells out the unique qualities that make each of these "Mediums" unique. This is helpful information for actors because they will have a better understanding of what to expect! Don't miss out on this content rich, practical way of learning. Please like and share!

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