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
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
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
Ready to fall in love with your acting career? Whether you’re just starting out, or ready for a new strategy, there's something here for you. These five tips for new actors are sure to save you time, money, and allow you to pursue your dream, happily. 1. Fall in love with periphery characters. Chances are you’ll be vying for the smaller parts for the first couple of years. Sure, every … [Read more...] about 5 Tips For New Actors (That You Haven’t Heard Yet!)
DISCLAIMER: Nothing on this page is to be cited as a legal source. This is for helpful/informational purposes only and should not replace direct advice from a tax professional. WHO SHOULD FILE FOR LA BUSINESS TAX EXEMPTION? Any performing artist earning 1099 income in Los Angeles should file for the Business Tax exemption. Because as actors we don’t always know what the forthcoming year will … [Read more...] about How To Register For LA Business Tax