By Maggie Bera
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Actor Aesthetic, hosted by New York City-based actress Maggie Bera, is an actor lifestyle blog designed to prepare artists for a career in the theatre industry.
||Clean#15: College Auditions (Guided Meditation Series)||This is part of the Guided Meditation Series focusing on relieving stress from auditions. Today's episode will include a guided meditation specifically for college auditions. You can listen to this on the way to auditions (in the car, on the plane, in a||1/19/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#14 - My Top 10 Favorite Broadway Musical Scores||With audition season booming, we're keeping this episode light and fun. Maggie discusses her top ten FAVORITE broadway musical scores of all time, why she loves them, and why she will fight anyone who doesn't think her #1 should be #1! Spread the love a||1/14/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#13 - Calm Your Nerves for College Auditions||College auditions are overwhelming. But with the effective organizational tools, time management, and a positive attitude, things will run a lot smoother! This is a podcast dedicated to all my friends and parents of students planning on pursuing a degre||1/6/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#12 - What NYC Audition Holding Rooms Are Really Like||When actors are waiting to audition, whether for film, television, or theatre, they are typically placed in a holding room. A holding room is where actors will sign up, sign in, and prepare for an audition. Depending on how the audition is running, you||12/31/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#11 - How and Where to Find an Agent||In this episode, Maggie discusses different tactics to land an agent… including senior showcase, cold submissions, industry referrals, and more. Agents are not a necessity to be successful in the business, but they can be a huge help in opening doors||12/23/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#10 - What Happens When You Start to Feel Burnt Out?||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 exper||12/16/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#9 - 10 Simple Ways To Improve Your Audition Book||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 y||12/9/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#8 - How These 20 Actors Joined Actors' Equity||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 m||12/3/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#7 - So You Have a BFA, Now What?||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 abo||11/25/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#6 - 10 Things Actors Can Be Thankful For||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. Spread the love and don't forget to rate, review, and subscribe on iTunes, Google, Spotify, Sticher,||11/21/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#5 - 20+ Benefits of Joining Actors' Equity Association||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 provid||11/18/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#4 - How to Keep an Audition Journal||In this episode, Maggie discusses the importance of keeping an audition journal and shares what she likes to include in hers. Spread the love and don't forget to rate, review, and subscribe on iTunes, Google, Spotify, Sticher, or your favorite podcast||11/12/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#3 - Equity Chorus Calls (ECC)||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. Spread the love and don't forget to rate, review||11/7/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#2 - Equity Principal Auditions (EPA)||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. Spread the love and don't forget to rate, review, a||11/7/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#1 - How To Join Actors' Equity Association||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 inc||11/6/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
Love love love!
Maggie’s podcasts are exquisite. She covers a wide array of topics and is very insightful about the musical theatre industry. I highly suggest this podcast to all who are pursuing musical theatre or wish to simply inform themselves about it! She gives personal tips and tricks, and usually answers your questions before you’ve even asked them :) go listen!
Worth listening too
Maggie Bera is a true professional.
The podcasts are very clear, helpful and tasteful.
Worth listening if you are new to the business, and also if you’ve been around for a while. She have a lot of great tips !
Thank you for your help.
Way to go Maggie!
Maggie’s expertise in auditioning and the industry itself are evident in her well-developed and encouraging podcast. They are easy for young aspiring actors to understand and educational for all levels of performers.