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Steve Braun is an LA-based actor and acting coach who teaches at Bramon Garcia Braun Studio. At BGB Studio, Steve helps actors of all levels add their unique voice to the world of a play. Steve coaches actors to quickly interpret the strange and often confusing notes given in an audition room and then satisfy the requirements of those notes through the filter of their own unique voice. Visit the Bramon Garcia Braun Studio website.
Category: Steve’s Blog

What Clint and Mitt Taught Us About Acting

Posted on: September 1, 2012 in category: Steve's Blog

Last week’s Republican National Convention was the Grand Ol’ Party’s opportunity to present its vision of America, discount Barack Obama and make voters all over the country fall in love with Mitt Romney. And the crowning jewel of the convention was to be a surprise appearance by Clint Eastwood leading into the Republican Presidential Nominee [...] Read more →

The “Ethnic” Trap

Posted on: April 30, 2012 in category: Steve's Blog

It happened again. I was reading a breakdown for a movie that’s casting right now and one of the roles they were looking to fill was described as, “Lisa, 25, ethnic.” Just like always the anger flared up and I shook my head. This kind of thing happens a lot in this town. Writing about [...] Read more →

What 8 Year Old Girls Can Teach Us About Acting

Posted on: April 23, 2012 in category: Steve's Blog

I caught an interesting interview on NPR recently that Patt Morrison conducted with Dr. Josh May and journalist and author, Peggy Orenstein. The topic was a recent study on puberty. The study suggests that, for reasons that are still unclear, girls are reaching puberty earlier than ever. Like, sometimes as young as 7 or 8 [...] Read more →

How To Get An Agent

Posted on: April 13, 2012 in category: Steve's Blog

The agent. That power-suit wearing, smooth-talker standing between you and the casting director. Without her you have no career and no hope of one. In an unscientific poll, no fewer than 100% of casting directors and agents I know said that, “How do I get an agent?” is the question most frequently asked by actors. [...] Read more →

The Actor’s Mega Millions

Posted on: April 6, 2012 in category: Steve's Blog

So, the hype got the better of you and you bought a Mega Millions ticket. You knew you were more likely to be hit by lightening (twice) but you did it anyway. Cause you can’t win if you don’t play! Plus, your imagination ran wild with the possibility of that kind of unmitigated power. You’d [...] Read more →

Finding The Right Acting Class

Posted on: January 10, 2012 in category: Steve's Blog

So, the new year has got you brimming with motivation. You’re focused, engaged and you want to get in a class. But how do you find a class that’s right for you? Before you go spending all kinds of money on classes that over-promise and under-deliver, here are some tips that might help. THE RIGHT [...] Read more →

An Actor's Resolve

Posted on: January 1, 2012 in category: Steve's Blog

The New Year brings with it a clearer sense of focus and motivation. You’ve taken stock over the holidays and you’re ready to take action. You want a successful acting career and you want it bad. OK, so it’s a new year and you’re motivated. So, what’s now? How do you turn New Year’s motivation [...] Read more →

Holiday Survival Tips For Actors

Posted on: December 12, 2011 in category: Steve's Blog

The business is winding down for the holidays and actor’s all over LA are booking flights home, pulling money together for gifts and strategically sending “Remember Me?” holiday cards to casting directors. It is a time of reflection. Of family, friends and food. A welcome break for many. But beyond all the merriment and cheer, [...] Read more →

Nerves and Narcissism

Posted on: November 27, 2011 in category: Steve's Blog

5:40pm. You open the email from your agent. You have an audition. You read the email and note the time and location. It is at this moment when your egotism rears it’s hideous head, opens its jaw and begins vomiting fear. 5:42pm. You see who’s casting the show and your mind wanders back to the [...] Read more →

The Rick Perry Gaffe: A Lesson For Actors

Posted on: November 11, 2011 in category: Steve's Blog

It was painful to watch. I’ll bet even the most fervent, Republican-loathing actor had to cringe. For almost 60 seconds of the most recent Republican primary debate, presidential hopeful Rick Perry struggled to remember his lines. There were no cue cards. No, “Cut! Lets try it again.” Rick Perry was out there, live, in front [...] Read more →

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