From Charlie's Desk
Articles on Acting

I never had any mentors; I just stumbled around, making mistakes until I sort of figured the business of acting out.  I always said if I ever had any degree of success I wanted to share what I had learned with others.  I'm always happy to answer questions from readers and others who have chosen to follow this challenging path.  Just drop a line to and I'll do my best to give you an honest reply.



  Nervousness - Part 5 - Being Prepared
  Nervousness - Part 4 - What's in the Room?
  Nervousness - Part 3 - What Should I Do?
  Nervousness - Part 2 - 3 Main Causes
  About Being Nervous - Part 1

The First in a series on nervousness.

  About Joining SAG-AFTRA
  Hold on to your dream
  Financial Core - a bad idea!
  How old are you? Who cares!
  Charlie on Resumes
  About Agents - Vol. 1
  About Agents - Vol. 2
  About Casting Directors
  About Acting Coaches
  Handling Rejection
  About Headshots
  About Salaries
  More About Resumes
  About Management Companies
  Sharks in the Water!
  A Lesson from Jeremy Whelan, My Late Business Partner and Dear Friend
  About the Audition Process