My Life as a Professional Voiceover Artist (And How You Can Get Started Too)!

by Joe Parisi, Voiceover Artist, & Break Diver (@joeparisi)parisi3

VOICEOVER CREDENTIALS: Joe Parisi’s voice has appeared in radio commercials for McDonald’s, Del Taco, Nest, Baymont Inn, and the list goes on and on.  He is also the host of the Odd Podcast, and recently interviewed Break Diving founder Monroe Mann

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Swimfan and the Actor’s Trajectory

by Dr. Monroe Mann, PhD, Esq, MBA, LLM, ME, EMT
Founder & Executive Director, Break Diving, Inc.

ACTING CREDENTIALS: Monroe is a SAG/AFTRA/Equity actor, a NY entertainment attorney, the producer/co-director/co-star/co-writer of the feature film, “You Can’t Kill Stephen King” that sold at Cannes in over 15 territories, the best-selling author of “The Theatrical Juggernaut – The Psyche of the Star”, and a motivational speaker at places like Screen Actors Guild in NY, Writer’s Guild, Drama Book Shop, and more.)  Dr.

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How Do I… Start An Acting Career?

by Dr. Monroe Mann, PhD, Esq, MBA, LLM, ME, EMT
Founder & Executive Director, Break Diving, Inc.

ACTING CREDENTIALS: Monroe is a SAG/AFTRA/Equity actor, a NY entertainment attorney, the producer/co-director/co-star/co-writer of the feature film, “You Can’t Kill Stephen King” that sold at Cannes in over 15 territories, the best-selling author of “The Theatrical Juggernaut – The Psyche of the Star”, and a motivational speaker at places like Screen Actors Guild in NY, Writer’s Guild, Drama Book Shop, and more.)  Dr.

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Growing Up At RCA in NYC (Radio Corporation of America)

by Dan Manzano
Project Manager, Inventor, Artist, Actor, Acting Coach, Singer, Voice Over Artist, Comic, & Fitness Trainer, and… Break Diver!

 

My dad started working at RCA (Radio Corporation of America) shortly after I was born in 1955.  This was a time before everyone had the ability to produce professional quality music recordings at home with computers and sophisticated software.… Read More

Another Thing I Learned From Not Killing Stephen King… Whaaaaat?

by Dr. Monroe Mann, PhD, Esq, MBA, LLM, ME
Founder & Executive Director, Break Diving, Inc.
& Producer, Co-Writer, Co-Director, & Co-Star of the feature film, “You Can’t Kill Stephen King”, a film I produced with Ronnie Khalil

Why I Am Writing This

This is an amusing, but serious, account of the lessons I learned from 2008 – 2015 during the entire process of creating the feature film You Can’t Kill Stephen King, from conception, screenwriting, and fund raising to production, editing, Cannes!, and receiving checks from our agent for sales.… Read More

Some Lessons Learned from the Golden Years of Hollywood – An Interview with the Great Sammy Petrillo

This article was transcribed and edited from a phone interview in ~2008 with SammyPetrillo by the founder of Break Diving, Inc., Dr. Monroe Mann, PhD, Esq, MBA.

Living through the golden years of Hollywood was absolutely the apex of my life; it was the most marvelous thing to rub shoulders with the biggest stars of the time—the stars who I looked up to as a kid when I used to go the movie theaters.… Read More

The Science of Stardom – Part 4/4

By Dr. Monroe Mann, PhD, Esq, MBA, LLM, ME, EMT
Founder, Break Diving, Inc.

Justin Bieber as an Example

Okay, after all this, here is what I have been promising this whole time: explaining away the ‘luck’ that everyone claims was responsible for Justin Bieber’s rise to the top.  … Read More