Why register?

- Submission to the "And Action" Newsletter...

our monthly newsletter that provides you with direct access to the 1100+ members of our Industry Outreach list from theater artistic teams to fellowship winners, casting directors and more!

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- No cost to switch photos or update your profile!

The more you update your profile and show off your latest wins, the better.


- Exclusive discounts and offers from our partners...

we're constantly adding to our list and offerng discounts on classes for

~ self-tape success

~ breaking into the voiceover industry

~ financial literacy and more


- Email blasts with Castings and Industry News!

If you'd like to learn more about where we've been

and where we're headed,watch this video series:

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and you'll receive our "And Action" Newsletter!

What is Here and Ready?

A nationwide movement to increase the visibility of Black actresses in 3 ways


1. our dynamic talent database website


2. specialized seminars and discount partnerships that help you see a clear path toward your professional future


3. a private and supportive Facebook community with more than 1,100 Black actresses

Past events available for replay: The Here and Ready store

Register for Here and Ready

and join our dynamic and active actor community!


All memberships are managed through Patreon,

the same secure system used by Issa Rae.

Meet and Greets with

the Casting Society of America


An exclusive offer for pre-selected Here and Ready members to privately meet with Equity in Entertainment Committee casting directors! An exciting way to breakthrough submissions to begin or strengthen industry relationships! 

Plus, you'll have access to our private community group

filled with support, resources, laughter and kinship. 

Truly one of the best kept secrets in the biz!

Wednesday Wisdom Seminars


Here and Ready has been curating seminars focused on the success of our members, ranging from self-tapes to financial literacy. It's all about your professional wellness and career longevity.


We moved our seminars to Saturdays because our members are so #bookedandbusy, but the name stuck!

Member Discounts

and Special Offers!


We've created a directory of industry and community partners with exclusive discounts and special offers just for Here and Ready members!