I know some of you are neck-deep in an agent hunt right now. In which case, I’m cheering you on - you got this. And then there’s some of you who just weren’t quite ready to dive in during this “meeting season.” If signing with a great agent is part of your 2020/21 goals, it’s time to get very clear about your next steps. We're going to talk about how to get agents to look for you.What … Read More about How To Get Agents To Look For You
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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 your income. Racing around from mentor to mentor hoping THIS one has … Read More about How To Find The Right Mentors For Your Acting Career
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 that makes it almost impossible to give the craft of acting the respect it … Read More about Gaining Momentum: Fast and Slow
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 several variables that come into play when making this decision. So I’m gonna give you my humble opinion, and some … Read More about Should I Go To A Professional Acting School?
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 quotes to get an inside peek at what those talent agents are thinking. I’ve taken a few truths I’ve … Read More about What Shark Tank Can Teach You About Agents
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 script. It’s an audition-killer. What if you just don’t have time? Look, I get … Read More about 1 Big Mistake That’s Killing Your Auditions