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all about the actor’s resume

In this video, Erica Arvold, CSA and Richard Warner, acting coach, discuss what (and what not) to include on an actor’s resume.

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my minifesto…for actors

Get ready Mid-Atlantic actors!  We have commercials to cast AND a television series about to start!  And, when I say commercials, I mean some big clients, national spots, etc…and when I say a television series, I mean an AMC episodic drama filming right here in Virginia.  These projects look everywhere for the best talent, and that’s the caveat…the […]

what to wear to your audition

Erica gives advice on what to wear for an audition.

an interview about Chesapeake, our latest project

More on our latest project Chesapeake: a recent interview on WAMU’s Coastal Connection with Erica, writer/director Eric Hurt, and producer Sara Elizabeth Timmins. Click here to listen (and to keep up with the film, we invite you to check out and like our Facebook page–thank you!)

a conversation: playing in the same sandbox

We’re excited to announce we’re launching a videoblog!  Here’s a conversation about “playing in the same sandbox” between Richard Warner, acting professor coach and director with Erica Arvold, producer and casting director. Please tune in to our YouTube channel and this blog for our upcoming posts, which will include quick bits of advice, longer conversations […]

announcing Chesapeake

VIRGINIA FILMMAKERS ANNOUNCE PLANS TO SHOOT NEW FILM IN CHESAPEAKE BAY REGION; CHESAPEAKE TO STAR KEITH CARRADINE Moving Tale of Loss and Redemption Centers Around Region’s Time-Honored Watermen Culture As It Faces Threats From Modern World Charlottesville, Virginia – Academy-Award winning actor Keith Carradine is slated to star in Chesapeake, a film written and directed […]


In order to perfect one’s own craft, one must grow.  And how one grows is as unique in process as we are individuals. In my experience, the process of growing (or the how) requires inward reflection.  Of course, in our current social climate of mass stimulation, taking a moment to step back and be still […]

announcing Arvold Bertholet production services…

Virginia-based film production veterans Erica Arvold and Virginia Bertholet have joined forces to create Arvold Bertholet, a production services company based in Richmond and Charlottesville.  Arvold Bertholet’s combined feature film and television commercial experience provides the Mid-Atlantic region a comprehensive and seasoned approach to film and video production needs, with a direct link to top-of-the-line crew […]

confessions of a casting director: generals

An extremely satisfying part of my job is finding and meeting actors in obscure nooks & crannies, under rocks, and sometimes right under my nose.  Whenever a project comes along, I like to know who is out there and what they can do…hence, my passion for “generals”. My recent session in Richmond, VA was a […]

radio interview with writer/director eric hurt and producer/casting director erica arvold

Hi all! Eric Hurt and Erica Arvold were just interviewed for House Hunting – listen if you’d like…hope to see you at the premiere on Saturday, November 3rd, 2012 at 10pm (red carpet begins at 9:30pm) in Charlottesville, VA at the Virginia Film Festival. Tickets are still available and can be purchased here RADIO INTERVIEW: […]