Have you ever thought, “I wish they’d make a movie about my life!”? What would it take for your live to be truly “movie worthy”? • Do you need to have become a world-famous recording artist?• Invented something that forever changed the way we mop floors?• Been first lady?• A civil rights activist?• A war […]
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Zen and The Art if Drawing Trees
Last week, one of my ongoing clients was feeling a little shaken about a casting workshop he’d taken. “It seemed like the casting director had a specific way he wanted the scene played. But, where’s the room for me to do it my way?” I’ve actually heard many versions of this before… “Aren’t there many […]
Your Acting Reel: The Free Sample
How do you put together an acting reel that you’re really proud of? That gets you the right auditions? And why the heck is it important? Let’s chat! These days, it seems like no one believes in a product until they can try it for themselves…for free. I know that I’m guilty of it. My […]
How To Get Agents To Look For You
If signing with a great agent is part of your 2020/21 goals, it’s time to get very clear about your next steps.
What will you do in the next six months that will make you more attractive to an agent than you are now?
How To Find The Right Mentors For Your Acting Career
With no shortage of classes, articles, Youtube videos and workshops to tell you how to become a successful actor, it’s easy to let the constant chasing of answers add to our already full plate. When you’re growing your acting career, you’re doing the work of ten people: marketing yourself, social media, honing your craft, tracking […]
Gaining Momentum: Fast and Slow
The problem with being an actor stems from the feeling that we’re always racing a clock. Actors are told over and over things like:“You’re too old.” Or “If you would have moved to Los Angeles sooner…” Or“You should have more credits by now.” And what this does is it puts actors against a wall – in a position […]
Should I Go To A Professional Acting School?
So you’re keen on trying your hand at a dream career in the performing arts. Yay! We’re glad to have you. You might be wondering “Where the heck do I start?” Should you join a 2-4 year conservatory program? Get an MFA? Or head straight out to Hollywood and dive into the biz? There are […]
What Shark Tank Can Teach You About Agents
I was watching the latest episode of Shark Tank recently because… quarantine, right? And it hit me just how much the sharks are like talent agents! Actors get pretty much left in the dark as to why an agent chooses to sign them or not. But look no further than some of the Shark’s favorite […]
1 Big Mistake That’s Killing Your Auditions
The idea of “more auditions” is at the top of most actor’s wish lists. More auditions equal more opportunities to act so I say, “keep ‘em coming!” As a private audition coach, I’ve seen hundreds of actors and their audition processes. Time and again, I see actors make the same glaring misstep: not reading the […]