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Speak L.A. the podcast is “a groundbreaking new series” in which insider Hollywood hosts, Jen and Camille, Interview the top players in the Film and T.V. industry.
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May 20, 2021

In this episode, you will learn:

1. As a brand new actor planning to move to LA, what are the first 5 MOST IMPORTANT things you should do?

2. What does it mean to have an entrepreneurial mindset and do YOU have one?

3. What are the advantages and disadvantages of creating your own business?

4. How can you as an actor make helpful connections in the entertainment business in a way that isn’t scary and icky?

May 3, 2021

An American Latinx Acting Coach shares a story about the challenges felt by many actors of color in the casting room and classroom. 

Apr 19, 2021

In this podcast we covered: 

1. How can you help yourself with actor depression? 

2. What is radical self care and why should you be doing it?

3. How can you best deal with rejection as an actor?

4. What do you do about a friendship that is not making you feel good?

Apr 4, 2021

(In Darfur, Spare Rib, No One is Forgotten, Penetration Play)

In this episode, you will learn:

1. What can you do if you feel like you don’t “fit” into the typical character “types” in film and tv? 

2. Why do actors make great writers

3. What should you, as an actor, be writing about

4. How can you approach a brand new script? 

5. How can writing help you with your own frustrations in life?

Mar 20, 2021

In this podcast, you will learn: 

1) What is CastingAbout and why should YOU be utilizing it to further your acting career? 

2) How can you build strong relationships with casting directors? 

3) What important research should you do before every audition? 

4) What are some great ways you can market yourself as an actor? 

5) What’s the most powerful and effective (AND FUN!) way to approach auditions? 



Mar 6, 2021
(Saw, Jigsaw, Mississippi Burning, The Firm)
 
In this episode, you will learn: 

1) How many day jobs did Tobin have before he was able to make a living as an actor (the answer will shock you!)?

2) Should YOU do background work?  

3) How do you find the strength to keep going in the most difficult moments?

Feb 5, 2021
(Wild Mountain Thyme, Doubt, Moonstruck, Danny in the Deep Blue Sea, The Dreamer Examines His Pillow, Women in Manhattan, Savage in Limbo, Outside Mullingar) 
 
In this episode, you will learn:
1) Can you hope for a career in the arts even if you don’t have any connections? 
2) What do you do when it feels like no one believes in you (yet)?
3) How can you be more YOU when you’re acting? 
4) What does it feel like to win an Academy Award?
Jan 22, 2021

(The Leftovers, Judging Amy, Private Practice)

In this episode, you will learn:

  1. What does it feel like when you find your passion?

  2. What does Amy Brenneman ask all her characters before filming?

  3. How does Amy define confidence and how can YOU find it within yourself? 

  4. How can you use your love of acting to make the world a better place?

Jan 7, 2021

A 2nd generation American Latinx actress shares a story about how it feels to be asked to do a “random Latin accent”.

Dec 7, 2020

(Primary Stages, The Pearl Theater Company, New York Classical Theatre)

In this episode, you will learn: 

1) How can YOU pursue regional theatre?
2) How can you keep your spirits up as an actor when you aren’t working?
3) If you’re over 25 and don’t have “great” credits, do you still have a shot at an acting career? 
4) What does NYC offer to actors that L.A. might not? 

Nov 22, 2020

A Black American Actress shares how it feels to be asked in an audition to try to "be more Black."

Nov 6, 2020

(Raisin, Scandal, Batman vs. Superman: Dawn of Justice, The Good Wife)

In this episode, you will learn: 

  1. What famous theatre inspired young Joe Morton to dream of a life in show biz?
  2. What was the moment Joe Morton decided he was meant to be an actor? 
  3. Why is it so crucial to FIRST know WHY you want to be an actor?
  4. What MISTAKE led to Joe Morton’s first acting job ever? 
  5. What are the FIVE QUESTIONS Joe asks himself before every job?
Oct 23, 2020

A Character Actress shares a story about having her body objectified in primetime television.

Oct 8, 2020

(The Raincoat Academy, Hood Naruto The Movie)

In this episode:

  1. Do you need to go to film school to learn to create your own content? 

  2. How do you use social platforms to showcase your own work?
  3. How do you not lose sight of your dream when you hit a major roadblock? 

  4. How do you start the process of creating your own content?

  5. How can you stop comparing yourself to others (and stop feeling bad about yourself)?

Sep 19, 2020

(Shameless, Santa Clarita Diet, Will & Grace, Lucifer)

In this podcast, you will learn:

1) Do you have to start young to have a real shot at an acting career? 

2) Do THIS to embrace the joy of auditioning!

3) How do you find the balance between bringing your unique self to an audition AND serving the writer’s vision? 

4) Is it okay to say “no” to stereotypical roles that you might find objectionable and/or not want to play? 

5) What leads to true confidence? 

Sep 4, 2020

A mixed-race actress shares a story about not being "brown enough" when she auditioned for a hot new pilot…

Aug 21, 2020

In this podcast, you will learn: 

1) What does a GREAT manager look like and why is it MUCH more than just a good audition? 

2) Why is an actor’s MINDSET crucial to their success? 

3) How can YOU develop true confidence as an actor? 

4) How often should you communicate with your manager? 

5) How can you best connect with a new manager? 

Aug 7, 2020

A Gay Black American Actor shares a story about being told he should learn to "act more straight"...

Jul 31, 2020

In this podcast, you will learn: 

(Paradise Lost, The Haves and the Have Nots, MacGyver)

1) How did this actor go from “pushing carts at Walmart” to being a full time working actor?

2) Is getting an advanced degree in acting important? 

3) Should YOU, as an actor, check out the Atlanta acting scene? 

4) What do you NEED TO KNOW about making a great self-tape?

Jul 23, 2020

A Mixed Race Actress Shares a Story about (not) Fitting In in Hollywood

Jul 17, 2020

(Better Things, Coop & Cami Ask the World, Nip Tuck)

In this podcast, you will learn:

1) What ONE inspirational idea helped Rebecca’s career take off?

2) Why should YOU stop worrying about “what you’re right for?”

3) What is your most important job as an actor when auditioning?

4) Why is a point of view as an actor CRUCIAL to your ultimate success?

5) Why should you stop worrying NOW about having a great agent?

Jul 2, 2020

(Miss Saigon, Chicago, West Side Story, A Chorus Line)

In this podcast, you will learn: 

1) What’s a trick to keep yourself inspired as an actor?

2) What is the most fun part of doing stand-up comedy?

3) How did Marita overcome racial profiling as a young actor? 

4) As an actor, how can you redefine people’s preconceived ideas about you?

5) Why did Marita break into tears when she booked her first pilo

Jun 23, 2020

What's your #1 tip for the international actor?

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