Actor Aesthetic
How To Join Actors’ Equity Association

How To Join Actors’ Equity Association

November 6, 2018

Introducing the Actor Aesthetic podcast, hosted by NYC based actress and blogger, Maggie Bera. Maggie starts off her first episode of the Actor Aesthetic podcast with the highly requested topic, How To Join Actors' Equity Association. Topics covered include the foundations of Actors' Equity, the Equity Membership Candidate Program, and more.

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Equity Principal Auditions (EPA)

Equity Principal Auditions (EPA)

November 7, 2018

In this episode, Maggie discusses the foundations of Equity Principal Auditions and how to take advantage of them. Non-equity members, EMCs, and new Equity members will find this episode very valuable.

On the blog:

Equity Principal Auditions for Newbies

How To Get Seen At Equity Auditions As An EMC or Non-Equity Actor

6 Steps To Sign Up Online for EPAs

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Equity Chorus Calls (ECC)

Equity Chorus Calls (ECC)

November 7, 2018

In this episode, Maggie discusses the basics of Equity Chorus Call auditions, or ECCs. This episode is geared towards new Equity members and non-union actors looking to take advantage of Equity auditions.

On the blog:

How To Get Seen At Equity Auditions as an EMC or Non-Equity Actor

How To Sign Up For An Equity Chorus Call The Morning Of

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How to Keep an Audition Journal

How to Keep an Audition Journal

November 12, 2018

In this episode, Maggie discusses the importance of keeping an audition journal and shares what she likes to include in hers. 

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20+ Benefits of Joining Actors’ Equity Association

20+ Benefits of Joining Actors’ Equity Association

November 19, 2018

Actors' Equity Association (AEA) is the performing arts union representing more than 51,000 professional stage actors and stage managers in the United States. Equity provides a wide range of benefits by negotiating wages, working conditions, and providing health and pension plans for its members. 

Today, Maggie discusses the benefits of joining Actors' Equity Association and why you should consider becoming a member. The two types of benefits that members are entitled to are Contract Benefits and Membership Benefits.

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10 Things Actors Can Be Thankful For

10 Things Actors Can Be Thankful For

November 21, 2018

A special Thanksgiving edition of the Actor Aesthetic Podcast! In this episode, Maggie discusses the top 10 things she is most thankful for as an actor.

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So You Have a BFA, Now What?

So You Have a BFA, Now What?

November 26, 2018

In this episode, Maggie gets down and dirty about what life is like after college… and how you can make the best use of your time. Whether you have made the move yet to a big city or are still at home with your parents, here are 10 things to think about.

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How These 20 Actors Joined Actors’ Equity

How These 20 Actors Joined Actors’ Equity

December 3, 2018

Story time! In this episode, Maggie reads the stories of 20 Broadway, Film, and TV actors and how they joined Actors’ Equity Association. Hear how Kristen Chenoweth, Harvey Fierstein, Angela Lansbury, Raul Esparza, and more earned their cards! 

For more stories: https://actorsequity.org/join/HIGMEC/

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10 Simple Ways To Improve Your Audition Book

10 Simple Ways To Improve Your Audition Book

December 10, 2018

As an actor, I’d argue that my audition book can be as valuable as my first born child. Our audition books hold precious sheet music that could mean the difference between callback or no callback. In this episode, we'll discuss 10 easy ways to give your audition book a facelift! Let’s get #bookedandblessed this year.

On the blog:

How Spotify Can Inspire Your Next Audition Song

10 Solid Audition Songs for Traditional Sopranos

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What Happens When You Start to Feel Burnt Out?

What Happens When You Start to Feel Burnt Out?

December 17, 2018

Are you going from job to job and feeling like musical theatre is taking over your life? Are you waking up early, going to auditions, and feeling like your time is being wasted by every job you don’t get? Or are you in college pursuing a BFA and experiencing the culture shock that is studying musical theatre 24/7?

This episode is for anyone who is feeling burnt out by the industry. 

Maggie asks important questions that will challenge your ideas of work ethic and ‘rejection.’ 

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