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How To Slay the Paper Monster | Guest Post by Laura Mannino

How To Slay the Paper Monster | Guest Post by Laura Mannino

The smartest thing I’ve ever done for my acting career was hiring Laura Mannino to do my mailers and support […]

Apr 1, 2013     4 Comments
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I’ll Trade Ya…

I’ll Trade Ya…

As a kid, did you ever play that game Oregon Trail? You know, the computer game set in the 19th […]

Oct 23, 2011     1 Comment
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Actor Websites Part 1: The Philosophy

Actor Websites Part 1: The Philosophy

  Ahhh, the world wide web. Seems like just yesterday I was listening to that lovely dial-up sound while hacking into NORAD. […]

Oct 12, 2011     1 Comment
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The Act One Reports: A Great Resource for Chicago Actors

The Act One Reports: A Great Resource for Chicago Actors

In a city with over 250 established theatre companies, dozens of union-franchised talent agencies, and a handful of major casting […]

Aug 1, 2011     No Comments
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Email and Productivity Tools

Email and Productivity Tools

Note from Ben Hey there everyone! A quick note to you loyal readers. First of all, you’re awesome. Second, I […]

Mar 13, 2011     2 Comments
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What Can I Actually DO…?

I’m not where I want to be with my career. What can I DO?!?! I feel like this question comes […]

Mar 2, 2011     No Comments
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Marketing Yourself: Ben’s Commercial Mailer

    Above are the front and back of the commercial mailer I recently designed. You can click on the […]

Nov 26, 2010     1 Comment
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Sweat the Small Stuff Part 2 | Marketing Edition

In Part 1 of “Sweat the Small Stuff” I talked about headshots (a topic I will actually be expanding on/changing […]

Sep 9, 2010     No Comments
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The Chicago Theater (anti-) Conference

In April 2010, Theater Wit moved into a new home at on Belmont Ave. The facility, which already housed three […]

Aug 30, 2010     No Comments
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On Getting Reel Footage

One of the biggest frustrations I hear from actors is how difficult it is to get footage for their reel. […]

Aug 20, 2010     No Comments
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