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The All American Actor's Podcast
You want to a Working Actor but when it comes to building a sustainable career it takes more than just talent to get you there. Join your host, Katherine Beck (All American Accent Coach, Voiceover Artist & Entrepreneur) for a 'behind the scenes' look into all aspects of the U.S. Film/TV industry. Insight, interviews and inspiration so you can thrive in this biz we call Showbiz.Listen here
I get it. You became an Actor because you love the craft of acting.
But...to build consistency in the Film/TV industry you gotta treat your acting career like a business.
That's why I am breaking down all the reasons why you need to start treating your acting career like a business.
Do you want to know the secret to getting more U.S. auditions, callbacks and jobs?
Hint: it's not your perfect accent. It's not your perfect analysis of the scene. It's not even your amazing acting.
It's whether or not we believe your character is All American.
Are you struggling to get more callback on your U.S. auditions?
If you’re a Non U.S. Actor it could it be that you’re focused too much on the American accent and losing sight of character creation.
Have you ever been so in the moment in an audition that you just knew you were going to get a callback or book the role?
Or, have you ever felt like your state of mind was sabotaging the outcome of your audition?
The importance of Branding for the Actor with Daniel Tatar. When you audition for a role there can be stiff competition to book the role.
Are you struggling to master those American r’s? In today’s episode you’ll learn how to pronounce the American ‘r’ with rhoticity and authenticity in the American accent.
In today’s episode I’m speaking with Actor, Chum Ehelepola on his journey to becoming a
working actor. He’s sharing his story of how releasing the outcome helped him book a role in the Disney Feature Film, Mulan.
Have you ever considered that mindset could be the key to a flawless American accent?
If you’re an Actor struggle to perfect the American accent in performance then this episode is going to give you a whole new perspective on how you think about your process.
We all know we need to be practicing our American accent but how often are you actually practicing?
In today’s episode I am sharing 5 easy ways to practice your American accent so you can start getting results.
In today’s episode I’ll reveal 3 easy ways to stand out in your U.S. audition. When you implement this strategy your character and performance is sure to stand out from the crowd!
Did you know that a Standard American accent or even a
General American accent won't book you the U.S. role? Discover a smarter way to learn the American accent so you can stop sounding like an International actor and start sounding relatable and conversational like a REAL American speaker.
In today’s episode I’m speaking with Awarding Winning, Australian Actor Susie Porter.
She’s sharing with us incredible journey as a working actor, her process to creating transformational characters and we chat about her most recent film production, Gold starring Zack Effron.
Have you been following all the trends to get engagement online?
If you post on instagram and/or tik tok it’s time to be a leader not a follower.
Have you ever wondered why you get those mouth noises when you speak in front of a microphone?
They're annoying and distracting BUT there is a solution to enhancing your voice.
In today’s episode I am talking with NLP certified Life Coach, Author and Host of The Yolo Revolution, Kandis James.
She’s sharing how the mind is connected to our voice and how to utilise the mind to create the outcome we want.
Podcasting is one of the most effective ways to drive traffic to your business.
In today’s episode I am breaking down all the tech you need to start a podcast so you can avoid the tech overwhelm and start podcasting.
Podcasting is one of the best ways to build your ideal audience.
If you’re a podcaster or you're thinking of starting a podcast, listen as I share
with you how to attract more listeners to tune in every week.
In today’s episode I am speaking to Brand Transformist, Chris Beltran on how to stand out as a personal brand.
We are talking everything from identifying your voice brand through your
messaging to how to design your podcast cover art.
We all know social media is the most effective way to gain visibility.
In today’s episode I am sharing 3 easy ways to be visible online so you can be seen and heard as the leading expert in your niche.
Shout out if you have ever felt insecure or lacking confidence to speak?
You are not alone!
In today’s episode, I am joined by 3 of my Voice For Business students who share their stories of overcoming their fear, finding their true voice and sharing it with their audience.
Have you ever felt like something was holding you back from speaking?
In today’s episode, Transformation Coach Lindsay Jani shares how to unlock
the energy in your voice so you can feel confident when you speak.
If you’re a personal brand then you already know you need to speak in front
of a microphone or a video camera.
In today’s episode I am going to show you how to get comfortable speaking
in front of tech so you can no longer worry about how you sound.
It’s a new year and the perfect time to set up your goals.
Showing up and standing out as the voice of your business should definitely be one of those goals.
Did you know that a good vocal warmup is one of the best ways to feel confident when you speak?
In today’s episode I am sharing with you my favourite voice warm up to get you sounding your best.
Do you think you can be an introvert and be a leader in your business?
In today’s episode I am sharing with you why you don’t need to be an extrovert to speak up
and be heard.
Would you like a masterclass in how to take your words and say them with intention?
In today’s episode I will show you how to add feeling and emotion to the words so you can connect to your audience.
Listen as I share with you 3 easy ways to enhance your voice to create more
impact with your audience.
I’ll also share with you one of my favourite Voice over tricks to get you sounding natural when you speak.
In today’s episode I speak with Actor, Writer and Comedian Robyn Lynn Norris.
Listen as she shares how she paved her way as a female in improv by performing at Second City and writing her own sketch comedy and producing an off broadway show.
Did you know that by shifting your perspective you can book more U.S. roles?
Listen as I share with you how thinking about your character differently can make a noticeable difference in your audition.
Have you ever wondered why you’re not booking U.S. roles? It may not be because of your American accent. It could be because of your mindset.
In today's episode I am challenging you to master the American accent!
If you have been wondering what's wrong with your American accent or why you are not booking roles then this episode is for you.
In today’s episode we are talking about how Sports can help you book your next role.
Learn how American Sports and our sporty, competitive state of mind can give you that mental toughness you need to audition.
In today’s episode we are discussing why you should identify the genre in
your next audition.
From Film auditions to TV auditions, genre could be the one thing that
separates you from the hundreds of Actors auditioning from the same role.
We are taking a closer look at how you present those acting jobs and special skills so you can stand out from the crowd.
From imdb to your resume those actor credits are an important part of your career so let’s make sure they’re in order in today’s episode.
Find out how to work with your headshot photographer to get you the best photo.
If you’ve already taken photos or are about to do your first headshots this episode will give you some great tips so you can get results with those headshots.
In today’s episode we’re talking about what it is and how to identify your 'Actor personal brand’.
If you’re a creative it’s time to understand your brand and how it can help you in your industry.
You know you need to find time for your American Accent practice.
From a vocal warmup to watching TV, learn 3 easy ways to practice your American Accent.
Join me as I share with you the 10 things I’ve learned from voiceover.
Whether you’re a Voice Actor or not you will learn how to enhance your voice and your career for all facets of the industry from voiceover, on screen or on stage.
Are you thinking about breaking into the Voiceover industry?
Join me as I chat with Voice Actor, Becky Boxer about Voiceover auditions, voicing for Sims 3 and more!
Have you ever wondered how to get started in voice acting?
Voice Actor, Bob Bergen shares his top tips on the animation voice over industry and how to discover your character’s voice.
In today’s episode, Emma Cam shares her journey moving to Vancouver to pursue her acting career. Learn how she booked a supporting role in Love on Harbor Island and how to get representation with a Vancouver Talent agent.
When you do your American character analysis do you think about it from your point of view?
Text analysis is an important part of identifying your character and I’ll be talking about how it can improve your chances of booking the role.
I bet you think mimicry is a great way to learn the American Accent?
It’s great if you’re doing a voice match but otherwise it’s actually one of the worst ways to learn the American Accent.
Have you ever considered why that accent class you took in acting school hasn’t helped you to actually book a U.S. role?
Today I am sharing with you the #1 thing that’s wrong with American Accent training and why I like to think about the American Accent differently.
Wondering what it’s really like to be an Actor in LA?
Join me as I uncover some of the top audition and acting tips with Director,
Michael Matthews and Producer, Todd Milliner.
They’re also going to share with us what it’s like to be a power couple in LA.
Have you ever felt American accent overwhelm?
Listen as I teach you how to do your American Accent practice with ease.
Learn how to pronounce, prep and place the U.S. accent so you’re ready for that next audition.
Have you ever wondered how to pronounce your name for the U.S. self-tape audition?
Learn my top tips so you can feel confident when auditioning in the American Accent.
In today’s episode I am speaking with 2 time Emmy nominated, Kathryn Eisman.
From best selling author to becoming NBC’s youngest News Broadcaster, Kathryn is sharing her best tips on how to shine in an interview.
In today’s episode I am sharing why Clubhouse is the best way to practice your American Accent.
If you’re an Actor you will learn how you can easily connect with Agents, Managers & Casting Directors.
Today I am shining the spotlight on U.S. Talent Manager, Katt Arcos of Arcos Management. From Latina Actors to German Actors, her roster of talent is very diverse and her mission to support and guide a diversity of talent is what really sets her apart.
You’re an Actor but do you treat your acting like a business?
Listen as I share my tips on how to become an Actorpreneur. I'm breaking down what the business side of acting.
Today’s Actor spotlight is on Mike Nelson who has booked over 70 commercials.
Listen as Mike talks all about his acting career from working in commercials to his recurring role on a hit TV series.
Did you know that you can learn from some of the best acting schools in the U.S. without leaving your home?
From Lee Strasberg to improv, I’m breaking down the top places to learn from the pro’s online.
Did you know that improv is one of the best things you can do to master the American accent?
Listen to today’s podcast as my guest, Brian Palermo talks about the benefits of improvisation.
If you’re an International Actor, do you think you need to have a good ear to master the American Accent?
Listen to today’s podcast to learn why you do not need a good ear to master the American accent and why thinking this way is holding you back.
In this week's episode I'm talking with Executive Producer, Matt Groesch.
Learn all about how the casting process works and what it’s like to be on set of a new show.
Today I am talking with Marianly Tejada.
She’ s starring in Peacock TV’s series, One Of Us Is Lying and sharing with us her acting journey and giving us the inside scoop into her series.
Do you ever wonder what’s getting in the way of you getting to audition for more U.S. roles?
In today’s episode, I am sharing with you how spending more time on your American accent practice can help you get more U.S. auditions.
If you ever struggled taking a voice class then you will love this easy to do American accent practice routine.
I am sharing with you my top 5 Favourite voice warm up exercises to help you sound American.
Today I am talking with Australian Actor, Kate Lister. We'll be talking about her experience as an International Actor, her new show on Netflix and how she mastered the American accent.
I am sharing with you the single most important advice I got in my business and how this advice can help you out as well. This episode is great for Actor's who are looking to expand into a bigger market.
In today's episode, you are going to hear what it's like to be a Working Actor in Los Angeles through the eyes of Alexandra Park as she shares her journey breaking into the biz.
In today's episode, I'm going to share with you why most American accent acting reels fail and what to do instead so your actor demo reel gets noticed.
Your American accent practice isn't effective unless you are working this way.
In today's episode, I'm going to share with you how to actually master the American accent by learning the basics of phonetics so you can actually book acting jobs.
Today we are talking about why you DO NOT need a perfect American accent to book a U.S. role. Instead if you think about your American accent practice in a different way, you'll stand a much better chance of booking the role.
Today we are talking with Los Angeles Talent Manager, Karli Doumanis on what U.S. managers are looking for when signing international actors. Karli shares her journey from an Actor to working as a Talent Manager for Brave Artists Management.
Have you wondered why most Actors fail to master the American accent? The American accent is a lot harder to learn than you think, especially when you need to sound like an authentic American speaker.
I chat with Amir Talai about the digital age of auditioning, his time at The Groundlings and how improv has helped him as an Actor. Amir shares his perspective on the U.S. Film/TV industry and shares with us his journey as a working actor.
Have you ever tried to learn an American accent the night before a big U.S. audition? Acting with an accent isn't easy if you're cramming in your accent training the night before your U.S. audition.
What do you think this year’s pilot season is going to look like?
Taking the time to think about Pilot season and preparing for it will make it so much easier when the U.S. auditions start rolling in.
Katherine Beck talks to English Actor, William Moseley as he shares how he mastered the American accent.
William talks about his experience acting with an accent on set in the U.S. film industry.
Learn a smarter way to learn the American accent so you can sound relatable and conversational like a REAL American speaker.
Using this method you'll notice a difference in your American characters for your auditions.