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Rob Tannenbaum Puts the Ha! In Hanukkah

Rob Tannenbaum Puts the Ha! In Hanukkah

Comedy writer/singer devotes the holiday season to his "Put The Ha! in Hanukkah" tour. Filled with jokes, music, and improvisation, it pokes fun at the travails of Jewish folk when everybody else is buying presents to be unwrapped beneath a Christmas tree.
Voice Over Talent Tips - Using Proper Microphone Technique

Voice Over Talent Tips - Using Proper Microphone Technique

In order to get the best sound when recording voice overs, it is important to know how to use and position a microphone properly. This article offers tips for voice over beginners as well as more experienced voice talent.
Acting As a Career

Acting As a Career

Acting is a prestigious career coveted by so many people. It's a broad title that covers a lot of different areas. You could be a Broadway actor, a comedic actor, act in movies, or even musicals. All of these take specialization in acting.
Information on the Film West Side Story

Information on the Film West Side Story

"West Side Story" is an award-winning musical film. Adapted from a hit Broadway play and released in 1961, the film won a total of ten Academy Awards, including one for Best Picture.
Free Casting Calls - Where to Find Them

Free Casting Calls - Where to Find Them

Free casting calls can be located in many places. A very simple way to find them is by plugging the term free casting calls into a search engine like Google, Bing, and Yahoo. You will discover pages of sites with free castings and auditions.
Understanding Ballroom Dancing With the Help of Ballroom Shoes

Understanding Ballroom Dancing With the Help of Ballroom Shoes

One of the most popular forms of dance is ballroom dancing. Ballroom dancing is defined as a type of partner dance. All over the world, this type of dance has grown in popularity both as a social dance and as a competitive dance in the form of a dancesport.
Lessons From La La Land: True Tales From LA

Lessons From La La Land: True Tales From LA

The Academy Awards are upon us, and what better time to launch my new series, "Lessons from La-La-Land!" These posts are true "Tinseltown Tales" from my days in the entertainment business in Hollywood, coupled with practical tips for improving your online branding and enhancing y
A Closer Look at Discovering Magic Secrets-Master Mentalism Review

A Closer Look at Discovering Magic Secrets-Master Mentalism Review

Master Mentalism is such an e-manual, which will give you inside information of magic tricks and make you an instant celebrity among your friends practically overnight. Let us take a closer look at the features of Master Mentalism.
Dancing With A Solid Foundation

Dancing With A Solid Foundation

Whenever you take on an endeavor, there should always be a strategic direction. This direction should be the vision. A vision will give the people in your ministry one mindset which will be the focus. Every ministry should have a solid foundation because where there is no foundation there will defin
Open Casting Calls - Realize Your Dreams of Becoming a Celebrity

Open Casting Calls - Realize Your Dreams of Becoming a Celebrity

Everybody in this world is blessed with some or the other unique skills and talents. Once you have discovered your talents and successfully revealed them to the world, you can easily achieve fame and fortune that you crave for. People with specialized talents such as singing, acting, dancing and oth
Othello - Fully Dramatized Shakespearian Play on Audio Book

Othello - Fully Dramatized Shakespearian Play on Audio Book

This audio book dramatizes the second in Shakespeare's great tragedies, Macbeth, Hamlet and King Lear being the other three. Summary: It's a story of love, treachery and jealousy, with an element of racism, set in Venice and written c.1603/1604.
How Does She Do it? Major Composer Gabriela Lena Frank Discusses Her Creative Process

How Does She Do it? Major Composer Gabriela Lena Frank Discusses Her Creative Process

Guggenheim and Latin Grammy winning composer Gabriela Lena Frank talks about her creative process. Can you talk a little about what you've learned about how to be creative?
Who is Larry King? A Short Bio

Who is Larry King? A Short Bio

Larry King is the former host of Larry King Live and the current host of Larry King Now. He is best known for his trademark suspenders and rolled up sleeves – as well as his casual, but direct, interview style.
How to Make a New York Theatre Prop Scene

How to Make a New York Theatre Prop Scene

There are several plays, particularly musicals, which specify a background scene illustrating New York and "The Great White Way." Musicals like "Guys and Dolls," and "42nd Street," require this kind of background set for the greatest mood-setting effect. There are some quick and relatively inexpens
How to Search for a Stage Director

How to Search for a Stage Director

Whether the venue is a community playhouse or the Broadway stage, the role of a stage director is to interpret the playwright's vision, hold auditions to fill the available roles, and put the actors through their paces by telling them where, when and how to move as well as how to deliver their lines
Beginner Guitar Songs That Are Easy to Learn

Beginner Guitar Songs That Are Easy to Learn

One of the first things beginners want to do when they pick up a guitar is to play their favorite songs. Anyone who's played the guitar for even a short amount of time would know this is difficult, as beginners need to learn the basics and practice them well before they can play most songs.