12 Halloween Costume Ideas for Actors

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So, Halloween is upon us. Got a few parties lined up? Not too sure what to wear? Well, if you want to maintain your fierce level of thespian-ess, why not try one of these suggestions? Enjoy! 12 HALLOWEEN COSTUME IDEAS FOR ACTORS 1. A highlighter Cause who can learn lines without one, am I right? Am I right? 2. Measuring tape Cause how would you know how much your waist has ballooned between auditions without the tape there in the waiting room to remind you? 3. Opal Card Cause the 5 second audition is not worth the 5 million dollar…

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PAC Talks: Arka Das

By | Castings and Auditions, Film and Television

Arka Das is coming to PAC for two very special events this September. What better way to get to know him than this very tacky and poorly-edited video?! How To Be The Master of Your Own Camel Auditioning Workshop with Arka Das ABOUT ARKA DAS Actor, writer, director Arka is an actor and filmmaker from Sydney, Australia, whose work includes award winning Australian and international film, TV & stage credits. Arka has starred in Academy Award nominated film Lion and will be seen in Disney’s upcoming live-action remake of Mulan. His TV credits include Top of the Lake: China Girl,…

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8 Similarities between Acting and Yoga

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In a time where our perceived value is often measured by how productive or efficient or visible on social media we are, it’s so easy to feel lost in our screens and disconnected from the natural, social environment that we’re a part of.  And with feelings of stress, anxiety and depression so common now, it’s no wonder tools like yoga and meditation that help to counteract these feelings are so accessible. But while yoga and meditation have helped so many reconnect with themselves and others, they’re not for everyone. The thought of doing just one downward dog in a room…

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17 OF THE BEST FREE MONOLOGUES FOR TEENS

By | Castings and Auditions, Film and Television, Theatre

Finding the right monologue is such an important part of preparing for an audition. You want to make sure you find one that shows off your best attributes and talents and puts you in the best light, which is not an easy task! This is why we’ve scoured the Internet and our favourite monologue books to curate this list of free monologues for teenagers, split into male and female. There’s a wide range of topics, personality types and genres to pick from – all entertaining and all on the shorter side to keep your audience engaged. Please note: No copyright…

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7 Ways to Deal with Audition Rejection  

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We take it you’ve clicked on this post because you’ve been given the bad news, or worse, no news at all. You don’t know why you didn’t get the part, or what they were looking for, and you probably won’t until you see it on screen a year from now – but don’t be disheartened! Even if you don’t feel it right now, you’re here because deep down you’re determined to keep acting and for that you should be applauded.  It’s been said that it takes a new actor 40 auditions to book one job and a more established actor…

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How Acting Classes Changed My Life

By | PAC Youth

How Acting Classes Changed My Life Take it from actor Lisa Robinson, acting classes are more than just pretending to be a tree and doing weird animal stretches. A good acting class can can change lives. PAC would like to thank Lisa for her contribution to this article.  From Hairdressing To Acting (As You Do) For as long as I can remember, I dreamt of being a hairdresser. I won’t say I was even good at doing hair, let alone cutting it, but a girl’s gotta dream, right? That was my dream. Then, come Year 8, all wide-eyed, pimply and…

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PAC Socials – Where To Go For What

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1 – Our Facebook page > Motivation Mondays Every Monday on the PAC Facebook page is a change to get motivated and set your weekly goals. You might see things like inspirational videos, talks, pics or exercises to help get your week off to a focussed start! > History Lesson Tuesdays Tuesdays are a chance to catch up on your theatre and film history. If you want to be a great actor, you have to study the greats so every week, we’ll share some interesting history lessons. > Get to Work Wednesdays Armed with knowledge of the history of your craft,…

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Because Actors Have Chakras Too – Balancing Your 7 Chakras in 7 Days

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If you’ve been feeling off-balance lately when it comes to your acting career, you may have some chakras out of balance. Here is a list of some acting-related exercises you can do to help you unblock those chakras, and get back into balance ready for that next class, audition, performance, or opportunity. Note: We do not claim to be chakra-experts or the Eckhart Tolles of the acting industry. For detailed information on chakras, we encourage you to Google.  Day 1 – The Root Chakra AKA The I Am Supported Chakra Where is it: The base of your spine, your tailbone…..

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7 Monologues about Fathers

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Need a monologue for an upcoming audition? Or want to work on your craft by getting into some rich text? Here is a selection of monologues about fathers taken from classic and contemporary plays. Please note: No copyright infringement is intended and we fully acknowledge the online source of all links. 1 – Biff’s Monologue | Death of a Salesman by Arthur Miller Male, early 20s –  son talking to father Setting: 1940s New York Monologue link: here Full play link: here 2 – Troy’s Monologue | Fences by August Wilson Male, late 40s – man talking to his longtime…

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