I would recommend Lau Lapides with great enthusiasm for any performing arts work, whether as acting teacher, coach, performer or career advisor. She did an amazing job with voice, speech and acting training for my... »
Sherry Leibowitz, Independent Entertainment Professional

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Episode 22: Mic Camera Action Talkin Shop with Lau & Dan – Candy O’Terry

Lau and Dan sit down with former Magic 106.7 DJ and founder of Boston Women in Media and Entertainment, Candy O’Terry.  Listen to Candy’s story of growing in the radio industry as a talent and her vision of her career going forward.

Episode 21: Mic Camera Action Talkin Shop with Lau and Dan – Voices.com’s David Gravelle

In this week’s podcast, Lau and Dan speak with one of the great minds at voices.com, David Gravelle.  Hear about the story of how voices.com came to be and how they became the powerhouse tour-de-force voice over audition site it is now.

Episode 19: Mic Camera Action Talkin Shop with Lau & Dan – Grad School

How important is continued classroom learning after college for the Media industry?  Lau and Dan share their experiences in graduate school and where they see themselves now versus people who did not attend grad school (such as Brendan).

Episode 18: Mic Camera Action Talkin Shop with Lau and Dan – Why Writing Still Works

In this day and age of texting, shorthand language is becoming the norm.  But is it good for your career.  Lau and Dan break down why your being able to write can only benefit you in your career.  Brendan also has a lot to contribute to this topic.

Episode 17: Mic Camera Action Talkin Shop with Lau and Dan – Avoiding Scams

There is a lot to offer in the world of media.  Unfortunately, there are those that will prey on the unaware and uneducated.  Dan and Lau will discuss what to watch out for when talking to people and make sure that they actually have your best interest in mind or if they’re looking to milk you for what your worth with no benefit to you.

Episode 16: Mic Camera Action Talking Shop with Lau and Dan – What Makes You Unique?

Everyone brings something different to the table, regardless of if you know it or not.  Dan and Lau explain how you can find out what makes you special and what would bring you to the front of the line for auditions and castings.

Episode 15: Mic Camera Action Talkin Shop with Lau and Dan – Time Management

There’s a saying (Brendan even quotes it) that goes “If you’re early, that’s on time.  If you’re on time, then you’re late and if you’re late, don’t even bother”  The media industry runs on preciseness and Lau and Dan will go over how to manage your time the best so you don’t feel over loaded and can through everything you need to do!

Episode 14: Mic Camera Action Talkin Shop with Lau and Dan – How to Take Care of Yourself

Acting and Broadcasting are jobs that require a lot of energy on a regular basis.  After a while you may feel drained or cut corners in taking care of yourself.  But don’t fret, Lau and Dan will discuss tips on the best ways to take care of yourself and looking your best!

Episode 13: Mic Camera Action Talkin Shop with Lau and Dan – Be Your Own Agent

Having your own agent is a nice perk of the media industry.  But the only person that can really sell who you are is… well, you.  Dan and Lau talk about being your own agent and how to work along side your agent to get the auditions and book the gigs!

Episode 12: Mic Camera Action Talkin Shop with Lau and Dan – Age and Getting Back in the Game

Did you have a previous job in media and are now a little older and a little wiser and the industry seems to be drawing you back in?  You can certainly do it, and Lau and Dan will discuss ways to stay relevant in the game to set up your big return!

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