Thursday, December 30, 2010

There are two new assistants at The Mine: Mallory & Rachel! Happy Holidays from the Savvy Actor!

Monday, November 29, 2010

Cyber Monday Sale - Buy the Savvy Agent List get the CD List FREE! Over 800 NYC contacts emailed right to you! Only $9.95!

Tuesday, November 9, 2010

Great article on Time Management from Entrepreneur Magazine: Tick Tick Boom!

Sunday, October 31, 2010

"Whatever you take in becomes a part of you. Give yourself permission to tap into that storage vault in your life and career. You own capital grows from your constant aggregation of knowledge and experiences."
-Peter Arnell, Shift

Monday, October 25, 2010

"People who spot and seize opportunity are different. They are more open to life's forking paths, so they see possibilities others miss. And if things don't work out the way they'd hoped, they brush off disappointment and launch themselves headlong toward the next fortunate circumstance. As a result, they're happier and more likely to achieve their goals."
Rebecca Webber, Psychology Today

Tuesday, October 19, 2010

"Deliberate practice" is highly demanding and meant to stretch our comfort zone. Read about it in Talent is Overrated. An amazing book by Geoff Colvin

Saturday, October 16, 2010

"Stand up to your obstacles and do something about them. You will find that they haven't half the strength you think they have."
Norman Vincent Peale

Wednesday, October 13, 2010

Ghost Brands...Check out this NY Times article and notice a special "savvy" appearance.

Tuesday, October 12, 2010

Your brand is a promise to the decision makers in any business. For actors it's crucial to carry through on that promise, from the initial headshot, to the followup, to getting in the door. Consistency will fulfill that promise. create your brand with your strengths & unique characteristics in mind.
Not to be missed! Join us Saturday at noon for our Free "Find Your Missing Link" Seminar. RSVP at
Interesting article on copyright and music...A topic that is very important to us all as professional artists.

Saturday, October 9, 2010

"Do not wait; the time will never be 'just right.' Start where you stand, and work with whatever tools you may have at your command, and better tools will be found as you go along." Napoleon Hill, Think and Grow Rich

Monday, September 27, 2010

SHORT HORROR FILM COMPETITION Submit your short horror film (under 20 min)

Sunday, September 26, 2010

I was never afraid of failure, for I would sooner fail than not be among the best. John Keats

Wednesday, September 22, 2010

Here's a great article on Copyright infringement. Something we as artists and business owners need to consider.

Saturday, September 18, 2010

Check out Savvy Client Kirsten Rani Almeida's blog about owning her own business!
"Managing pressure is a lot easier if you can
focus just on your own excellence. Top sports
performers donĂ¢€™t allow themselves to be distracted by the victories or failures of others.
They concentrate on what they can control and
forget the rest. They rarely let themselves be
sidetracked by events outside a competition." From How the Best of the Best Get Better and Better by Graham Jones. Published in Harvard Law Review

Thursday, September 16, 2010

5 Ways That Social Media May Replace NYC as the Center of Creative Development

Wednesday, September 8, 2010

The latest Savvy Newsletter article written by Savvy coach Doug Shapiro 10 Free Things to Get Your Career Back on Track

Friday, September 3, 2010

Congrats to Michael Munoz who is opening tonight in Naked Boys Singing.

Wednesday, September 1, 2010

How you use Foursquare to help your acting career? Broadway has started to investigate. Article from Variety

Saturday, August 28, 2010

"Be yourself. Everyone else is already taken." Oscar Wilde.

Wednesday, August 25, 2010

How is Apple trying to change the the way we watch TV?

Tuesday, August 24, 2010

Live Your Dream TeleSummit for The Savvy Actor is tonight! Check it out!

Sunday, August 22, 2010

Live Your Dream 2010 Actors Telesummit starts 8/23! Empower yourself and attend this FREE stimulus package for actors!

Saturday, August 21, 2010

"Through the faculty of will power, one may discourage the presence of ANY emotion, and encourage the presence of any other." from Think & Grow Rich by Napolean Hill

Wednesday, August 18, 2010

Great Article: about thinking like a small business: a case study from baseball.

Saturday, August 14, 2010

"There is only one person who could ever make you happy, and that person is you." David Burns, Intimate Connections

Wednesday, August 11, 2010

Check out this article from the NY Times on Simple Living

Thursday, August 5, 2010

Kolstein Talent Agency has moved to 156 5th Avenue, Suite 823! Make sure you keep those mailing lists up to date and stay tuned for more Savvy Updates!

Wednesday, August 4, 2010

Savvy client Alexandra Smith will be walking the runway in the opening show of fashion week with two miss universe contestants!

Tuesday, August 3, 2010

Only a couple spots left for the "What's Your Funny" 2-week class, August 12/19. Explore what makes YOU unique!

Monday, August 2, 2010

Thursday, July 29, 2010

Goodbye, Law & Order! The original series and L&O: Criminal Intent are no longer casting in New York. For L&O: SVU, submit to Lynn Kressel Casting.

Wednesday, July 28, 2010

Check out Savvy client Angie Bullaro's cooking show debut on Cooking for Love:

Tuesday, July 27, 2010

SAG AFTRA to form group to discuss merger

Monday, July 26, 2010

Check out Ken Davenport's new iPhone App At the booth. Know what NY shows are playing at a discount

Wednesday, July 21, 2010

Lauren Courtney Norman booked a commercial through agent Heather Finn after meeting her in the Turn Your Craft into Your Business class!

Tuesday, July 20, 2010

FREE Funny Business Seminar on July 29th - What's your funny?

Thursday, July 15, 2010

Comer & Gallucio Casting are now at 336 West 37th Street, Suite 315! They are casting background for The Good Wife and future projects. Stay tuned for more Savvy Updates!

Wednesday, July 14, 2010

Stacey Tavor will be in the premiere of "Tombstone," starting tomorrow in Inwood Hill Park with the Inwood Shakespeare Festival!

Sunday, July 11, 2010

Still a few spots left for Mailings: Faster, Smarter, Cheaper webinar tonight at 8:00. Sign up here:

Thursday, July 8, 2010

Make way, there's a new casting agency in town! Wulf Casting casts film, TV, voiceover, commercial and industrials - check out for more!

Wednesday, July 7, 2010

Savvy Client Jennifer Wren landed an agent with Frontier Booking and just opened as Miss Adelaide in Guys and Dolls!

Thursday, July 1, 2010

Garber Talent Agency has moved! Same building (2 Penn Plaza) but now at Suite 1500. Stay tuned for more Savvy updates!

Tuesday, June 29, 2010

250 Free Business Cards from 1800 Postcards

Monday, June 28, 2010

What's your social networking strategy? Now's as good a time as any to create one.

Saturday, June 26, 2010

"The greatest mistake you can make in life is to continually be afraid you will make one." Elbert Hubbard

Thursday, June 24, 2010

Cindi Rush Casting have moved across the street! They are now at 20 West 20th Street, Suite 300 - send them a postcard and let them know what you're up to!

Wednesday, June 23, 2010

Savvy client Melissa Johnson booked a National Network Lowes commercial to which she was sent by Innovative.

Tuesday, June 22, 2010

Great Post: 50 'power Twitter' tips
Posted by Chris Brogan on his blog, June 16, 2010

Saturday, June 19, 2010

Check out Savvy client Pat Angelin's article "A Revolution in Emotion: The Alba Technique"

Thursday, June 17, 2010

Stephanie Shelton is the new Talent Coordinator for Primetime at CBS Entertainment! Stay tuned for more Savvy Industry Updates!

Wednesday, June 16, 2010

Savvy Client Ariel Francoeur will be directing LEAP YEAR (with Savvy Client Stacy Ann Strang) at Looking Glass Theatre.

Tuesday, June 15, 2010

Borrow to Save. One gem from Missed Fortune's book "Millionaire by Thirty" by Douglas Andrew and his sons. Perfect for Artists at any age.

Saturday, June 12, 2010

Want a better grasp on what it takes to be a working actor? Come to our free seminar How to be a Savvy Actor on June 23rd.

Thursday, June 10, 2010

Michael Rodriguez has moved The Roster twelve blocks north!! Track him down at 247 W 38th St, Room 701, send him a postcard and let him know what you're doing!

Tuesday, June 8, 2010

July7 Turn Your Craft Into Your Business Is Already Half Full! Don't miss out on building your business plan this summer

Monday, June 7, 2010

In the middle of teaching Get Seen Get Cast Get Savvy! Yes, we're really teaching a lesson....really.
Great Essay: Technology changes how art is created

Saturday, June 5, 2010

"We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit." Aristotle

Wednesday, June 2, 2010

Savvy client Kirsten Almeida was just cast in a feature comedy film called 'Big Guns' about a incompetent cop turned PI.

Monday, May 31, 2010

FREE Turn Your Craft Into Your Business seminar on 6/2 at 7pm. RSVP to the Network - 212-239-3198 to snag your spot. Are you ready?

Friday, May 28, 2010

Our friends at showbizzle wrote this article we thought you'd all like! Check it out!

Wednesday, May 26, 2010

Savvy client Cornelius Bethea is in the callback process for BRING IT ON The Musical!

Monday, May 24, 2010

Today's business term - USP: Unique Selling Proposition. Jay Abraham defines it at

Sunday, May 23, 2010

Complete link for tonight's Mailings: Faster, Smarter Cheaper webinar:
Mailings: Faster, Smarter, Cheaper webinar being hosted tonight at 8:00 pm EST by Savvy coach Doug Shapiro! Register here:

Saturday, May 22, 2010

The reviews of our book are coming in - and they are AWESOME! Check out this one from The Struggling Actress.
"In the hopes of reaching the moon men fail to see the flowers that blossom at their feet." Albert Schweitzer

Wednesday, May 19, 2010

Savvy client Daya Mendez just booked a voiceover for 7-Up to be aired during The Latin Grammys!

Tuesday, May 18, 2010

Check it out. is now linkable to your Actor's Federal Credit Union out. Best part is it's FREE and great for tracking spending.
Only 2 spots left for our upcoming Turn Your Craft Into Your Business class. Are you ready to shift your career in the right direction?

Thursday, May 13, 2010

Make room for a new office in town! Ken Lazer Casting accepts online submissions only. Stay tuned for more Savvy Industry Updates!

Wednesday, May 12, 2010

Savvy Actor client Brien Milesi booked three shows with the Gretna Theatre in PA. Congratulations, Brien!

Monday, May 10, 2010

Great article on how illegal downloads affect our industry & artists bottom lines

Sunday, May 9, 2010

"Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure. It is our light, not our darkness that most frightens us. We ask ourselves, 'Who am I to be brilliant, gorgeous, talented, fabulous?' Actually, who are you not to be? You are a child of God. Your playing small does not serve the world." Marianne Williamson

Saturday, May 8, 2010

Check out these two new blogs we like - and Staying on top of your biz is part of it all!

Thursday, May 6, 2010

Sabrina Hyman is a new Associate Casting Director at Avy Kaufman Casting! Stay tuned for more Savvy Industry Updates!
Congratulations to Nanci Miles who booked Scott Alan's New Voices Concert on Monday, May 24th at 7pm.

Monday, May 3, 2010

Today's Business Term: DBA - Doing Business As. An individual, company or organization conducting business under a different name.

Thursday, April 29, 2010

Julie Tucker Casting is now Tucker-Myerson Casting. Stay ahead of the pack and send out a postcard today branding you and your successes!

Wednesday, April 28, 2010

Savvy client Sydney Harris booked the lead in the short film TRANSITION, which is now going to Cannes as an official short film selection.

Tuesday, April 27, 2010

Next Turn Your Craft Into Your Business FREE seminar is on 5/13 at 1pm. Call The Network to RSVP 212-239-3198.
The 5 P's to a Productive Agent Relationship - check out our article on The Daily Actor blog!!!

Thursday, April 22, 2010

Savvy Client Jennifer Mello booked three student films based on her cover letter!

Tuesday, April 20, 2010

We have found a tool to simplify your mailings! Call the Network to RSVP for our FREE mailings seminar on April 27th!

Monday, April 19, 2010

A great site for fundraising your dream see how Ed Malone used it.
Strategic plans take time to implement. Give yourself that time...(6 months to a year.) Start planning the next year today!

Wednesday, April 14, 2010

Savvy Client Shola Adisa-Farrar landed the lead role in the Off-Broadway Gospel musical "He'll Work It Out" at Harlem Stages!

Tuesday, April 13, 2010

Only ONE spot left for Turn Your Craft Into Your Business starting on 4/19. Are you ready to get your career in gear?
You know how we LOVE The E-Myth. Here is a great article about being a business owner AND an artist.

Sunday, April 11, 2010

3 spots left in Mailings: Faster Smarter Cheaper Webinar tonight at 8:00 pm. To register:

Saturday, April 10, 2010

"Our plans miscarry because they have no aim. When a man does not know what harbor he is making for, no wind is the right wind." Seneca

Wednesday, April 7, 2010

Savvy clients Rachel Grundy and Jelisha Gatling are booking lead roles in short films and webisodes!

Tuesday, April 6, 2010

Turn Your Craft Into Your Business FREE seminar is on 4/12 at 7pm. Are you ready to jump start your acting business?

Monday, April 5, 2010

What is the difference between your Branding Statement and your 30 Second Blurb? Go to to find out!

Saturday, April 3, 2010

"I cannot give you the formula for success, but I can give you the formula for failure--which is: Try to please everybody." Herbert Bayard Swope

Thursday, April 1, 2010

Savvy Coach Christina Shipp will be performing at the Public Theater in their Emerging Writers Series!
Donna DeSeta Casting has moved offices! The new address is 584 Broadway Suite 1001. Stay tuned for more Savvy Industry Updates!!
Turn Your Craft Into Your Business April sessions are coming up! 4/6 & 4/19 are the start dates. Are you ready?

Saturday, March 27, 2010

"Success is the sum of small efforts, repeated day in and day out." Robert Collier

Friday, March 26, 2010

Setting goals is only one piece of an acting career- actors who take our 5 week business class get all 7 essential elements for success!

Wednesday, March 24, 2010

Savvy client Ari Rossen just played the lead role of Jonah Dwyer in a workshop of The Would-Be Room by Jennifer Lane.

Tuesday, March 23, 2010

Savvy Style is THIS weekend! Get your Spring/Summer wardrobe in gear with Alison Frank & George Brescia. 4 Spots left!

Monday, March 22, 2010

Get Inspired! Join us at The Network tomorrow(Tues) for a Free Seminar on Mailings at 11am. 312 West 36th Street (betwn 8th & 9th Ave)

Friday, March 19, 2010

The Drama Book Launch of The Savvy Actor Career Manual is tonight!!! Hope to see you there!

Thursday, March 18, 2010

Changes in the NYC Soap Scene! One Life has moved offices, stay on top of the game and send a post card to Tori Visgilio today! 125 West End Avenue, 5th Floor NYC 10023

Wednesday, March 17, 2010

Savvy client Anna Wood moved on to final callbacks for My Big Gay Italian Wedding. She was called in on the merits of her cover letter.

Tuesday, March 16, 2010

We are so excited about our Career Manual Book launch on Friday at 6pm - see you at Drama Book Shop!

Saturday, March 13, 2010

"If you don't like something, change it. If you can't change it, change your attitude. Don't complain." Maya Angelou

Thursday, March 11, 2010

Faryn Einhorn, a new Casting Associate at Law & Order: CI, is now teaching a workshop at The Network. What an amazing opportunity to work in-depth on the Law and Order: CI casting process and learn the tips and techniques to book work!

Wednesday, March 10, 2010

Savvy Client Shola Adisa Farrar is working w/ Frontier Booking Int'l after meeting Heather Finn in Turn Your Craft Into Your Business class.

Tuesday, March 9, 2010

The Savvy Actor Career Manual book launch is Friday, March 19th at the Drama Book Shop. Best part? It's a FREE event!!

Monday, March 8, 2010

Check out to help you manage your money.

Saturday, March 6, 2010

"Wherever you go, no matter what the weather, always bring your own sunshine." -Anthony J. D'Angelo

Thursday, March 4, 2010

Colin Hunt and Ben Coleman are new assistants over at Bret Adams Ltd. Why not send a postcard today to let them know what new projects you've been working on!!

Wednesday, March 3, 2010

Savvy client Stephanie Roberts relocated to San Francisco and is already launching her v/o career and promoting her Send Out Cards business.

Tuesday, March 2, 2010

Turn Your Craft Into Your Business FREE Seminar is TOMORROW at 7pm! Are you ready to take hold of your acting career?

Friday, February 26, 2010

I'm convinced being an observer can make your good audition into a fabulous one. Audit Savvy Singer - use code FabulousAudition for 50% off

Thursday, February 25, 2010

Artists Group East has moved offices, they are now listed in Suite 1105!! Stay tuned for more Savvy Industry Updates!

Wednesday, February 24, 2010

Savvy client Heather Dudenbostel is premiering in a new play with Collaborative Stages!
Savvy client Heather Dudenbostel is premiering in a new play, "Somewhere In Between" with Collaborative Stages!

Tuesday, February 23, 2010

5 days till The Savvy Singer workshop! Become an Auditor - save $10 by entering the code "perfect10" online.

Monday, February 22, 2010

Colin Powell: "If I could use my military experience...we're taught, have a main attack, what you're really after, what's most important."

Saturday, February 20, 2010

"Normality is the Great Neurosis of Civilization." — Tom Robbins

Friday, February 19, 2010

Be a fly on the wall at auditions & discover what it takes to get called back? Use code PERFECT10 to be an auditor at The Savvy Singer.

Thursday, February 18, 2010

New Departmental Updates at CESD!! Check out our industry lists online @ The Savvy Store, and stay tuned for next week's Savvy Industry Updates!

Wednesday, February 17, 2010

Savvy client Pat Angelin did a public narration in the AMERICAN NOIR series and is teaching classes in Alba Emoting.
Only ONE more Performer Spot available for Savvy Singer on 2/28. Are you ready to work with a handful of top industry folks?

Tuesday, February 16, 2010

Turn Your Craft Into Your Business FREE seminar is this Thursday, 2/18, at 1pm. Don't miss out!

Monday, February 15, 2010

Google Buzz: the latest social networking integration tool.
Read up before you sign up. There are some kinks.

Saturday, February 13, 2010

"Artists are magical helpers. Evoking symbols and motifs that connect us to our deeper selves, they can help us along the heroic journey of our own lives." Joseph Campbell

Thursday, February 11, 2010

Katja Blitchfield is back in NYC casting with NBC for pilot season while Jen McNamara is out on maternity leave! Stay tuned for more Savvy Industry Updates!

Wednesday, February 10, 2010

Savvy client Jeremy McQueen is teaching master classes and just celebrated his 50th performance with the nat'l touring company of WICKED!

Tuesday, February 9, 2010

Turn Your Craft Into Your Business FREE seminar on February 18th! E-mail to RSVP.

Monday, February 8, 2010

The Savvy Actor Career Manual is hot off the presses. Download your copy now!
The Savvy Actor Career Manual is hot off the presses. Download your copy now!

Saturday, February 6, 2010

“When you are not practicing, remember, someone somewhere is practicing, and when you meet him, he will win” - Ed Macauley
A great article to read -

Thursday, February 4, 2010

Heather Vergo is a new Promo Agent at Atlas Talent! Stay tuned for more Savvy Industry Updates!!

Wednesday, February 3, 2010

Savvy Client Vivienne Cleary just booked the role of Sally Bowles in CABARET at The Players Theatre! Congratulations, Vivienne!

Tuesday, February 2, 2010

Here's the link for Savvy Singer - only 6 performer spots available!
Savvy Singer registration opens today!

Monday, February 1, 2010

At an audition do what you do best...You Never know. watch this clip.

Friday, January 29, 2010

Union Member? VITA has begun!
165 West 46th St., 14th Floor. Open Monday, Wednesday, Thursday & Friday 11:00 to 4:00 beginning February 1.

Thursday, January 28, 2010

bloc nyc agency is moving February 1st to 630 9th Ave, Suite 702. For more Savvy Industry Updates:

Wednesday, January 27, 2010

Savvy Actor client Lori McNally: has a show coming up at Theatre for the New City & made it to further rounds for Yale grad school and NYU.

Tuesday, January 26, 2010

Seth Godin's Definition of Art! Check it out.
Only 1 spot left for the Turn Your Craft Into Your Business session beginning February 1st! When opportunity knocks, answer it!

Saturday, January 23, 2010

"Make yourself so happy that when others look at you they become happy too." yogi tea wisdom

Friday, January 22, 2010

One spot has opened up in our Turn Your Craft Into Your Business Class starting Wed the 27th. Last spot available until March!

Thursday, January 21, 2010

Savvy client Ariel Francoeur directed Savvy client Stacy Ann Strang in "Winners," voted an audience favorite in Act 5 one act festival.
William Morris & Endeavor have combined! Check out the assistants over at William Morris Endeavor Entertainment & send a postcard today!

Tuesday, January 19, 2010

Correction: Judy Boals has added two former casting directors as soon to be agents. Stay tuned for more Savvy Industry Updates!
Turn Your Craft Into Your Business FREE seminar tomorrow, 1/20, at 7pm. Learn how you can kick 2010 into high gear!

Monday, January 18, 2010

For a different take on "The Biz", check out Ken Davenport's blog

Saturday, January 16, 2010

"Only by standing our own ground can we determine our future." Anodea Judith

Thursday, January 14, 2010

Judy Boals has in-house casting at her Talent & Literary Agency. Stay tuned for more Savvy Industry Updates!

Wednesday, January 13, 2010

Savvy client Caroline Nesbitt in NH booked the Lead Player in Hamlet and is creating a documentary on a 100 y/o Sioux tree surgeon.

Tuesday, January 12, 2010

Top 10 Produced Plays 2000 - 2009 Wall Street Journal Article
Top 10 Produced Plays 2000 - 2009 Wall Street Journal Article

Saturday, January 9, 2010

"Being a friend to yourself is no mere metaphor or purely sentimental idea. It is the basis of all relationship, because it is a fundamental recognition of soul." Thomas Moore.

Friday, January 8, 2010

NYC's most comprehensive business class for actors is now a complete do-it-yourself guide! The Savvy Actor Career Manual launches next week!

Thursday, January 7, 2010

Tons of Savvy Industry Updates in the New Year! Is it the year of the manager? Several new management companies have opened up and are looking for actors without representation.

Wednesday, January 6, 2010

Savvy client Erin Elizabeth Burns has successfully
launched her side career as a certified financial counselor for

Saturday, January 2, 2010

Free Seminar: Decide to make 2010 the year you make your acting career an acting business! Thursday Jan 7th @ 1pm. Click link to RSVP.