How do you find your type as an actor? It's one of the toughest questions to answer because there are SO MANY factors! Way more than just looks, age, and hair color. In this Facebook Live chat, I share the rare feedback my friend received from a focus group and how it reveals his type. We'll also discuss how you can use the opinions of strangers to uncover your type and even guide how you prepare … [Read more...] about What Would A Focus Group Say About You? (Talking about types)
Archives for September 2019
If you're new to the Scene Study Series, check out this other post on I AM THE NIGHT. This series is meant to sharpen your acting skills by examining scenes that could be confusing in an audition or don't seem like much on the page. You'll have a chance to think about how you would handle the script, and then see what the pros did to bring it to life. This week, let's look at SUCCESSION. … [Read more...] about Scene Study: Succession
You already know that the fastest way to grow your acting career is by getting people to watch you act. If not, go check out that post right away! But once you’ve got a ton of content that showcases your undeniable talent, what’s the next step? I WANT YOU TO CREATE A WORMHOLE! Definition of “Wormhole”: essentially a "shortcut" through the universe—connecting the distant black holes.See, … [Read more...] about Create Your Actor Wormhole
There are so many things you can do for your acting business that it’s hard to keep up with it all! But what is the most powerful thing you can possibly do to move your acting career forward? I’m so glad you’ve asked.The fastest way to propel your career forward is: GET PEOPLE TO WATCH YOU ACT. Period.That’s right. It’s not new headshots. It’s not another acting class. And it’s not buying … [Read more...] about The Fastest Way To Grow Your Acting Career
I bet most actors have felt “behind” at some point in their career. They feel they should be “farther along by now.” It’s just the nature of a business so deeply centered around looks, sex-appeal, and youth.But when we start to feel behind, we start to scramble. Like when you’re super-late to an important audition and you spill coffee on your shirt, stub your toe, and forget your sides at home. … [Read more...] about True Fans Gather Slowly
How will you measure your success as an actor year-over-year? If you’re not one of the lucky ones booking job after job, it can feel as if you’re “behind”. But the truth is, I know **hundreds** if not thousands of talented actors that only book a few roles a year. Only a handful work “consistently” in the way we all hope to work.This leads to a heck of a lot of bummed out actors feeling … [Read more...] about How Will You Measure Your Success?