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?
Well, my friend, I've done it. I've taken everything I know from my seventeen years in the Los Angeles acting game - all my training and meetings with personal consultants, and come up with the answer to every acting career question you’ve ever had or will have. I'm about to save you MILLIONS of dollars. Are you ready? The answer is… “It depends.”Pretty mind-blowing… right?Now, before … [Read more...] about The 2-Word Answer To Any Acting-Related Question Ever!
You’ve finally landed a big, sassy audition for tomorrow and eeeeek, there’s a LOT of words. You’re scrambling to find someone to cover your shift and get home to do some much-needed memorization. But how important is it to be off-book in your auditions?This question comes up a lot from actors new to the industry. But seasoned pros find themselves still wondering the same thing. Allow me to dispel … [Read more...] about Do You Need To Be Off-Book In Auditions?
A lot of actors want to know, “How do I boost my IMDB Starmeter?” Why? Because they’ve heard that it’s very important to casting directors that you're “trending” on IMDB. I’m here to tell you, friend-to-friend, stop that!Listen, I’m not gonna lie, I check my Starmeter more often than I should. It’s kinda fun. But honestly, I’m the only one who cares about where it’s at this week.Your star … [Read more...] about Are You Sending Dishonest Signals?
Do you need a website for your acting business? Is this something you need to spend your time and money on right now? In this post, we’ll look at the benefits of a website, who looks at them, when you’ll need one, and what the heck needs to be on it. Let’s do it! BENEFITS OF AN ACTOR WEBSITE There are some great benefits for having your own acting website. The most important of which is … [Read more...] about Do You Need An Acting Website?
In this post, we'll talk about the art of memorizing lines and "crying on cue." But we're gonna go about it a little differently. My favorite podcast right now is Akimbo from “my boyfriend Seth Godin.” It has absolutely nothing to do with acting but I always find nuggets of wisdom I can apply to my acting career. Some favorite episodes that I’d recommend you check out are: “You’re It”, “Finite and … [Read more...] about Learning to Juggle & Results-Based Acting