No more struggling actors! 💪🏼 Let's talk about three mistakes actors make that slow them down. I'll admit it, I did these for years. But all that matters is where we go from here. ☄️ So I'm inviting you to stop running on your lil’ hamster wheel 🐭and get a strategy that works for your unique career and makes it fun again. Your voice is too special to not be heard. … [Read more...] about 3 Mistakes You’re Making In Your Acting Career
I know you’ve been there. Minding your own business when BANG! You’ve got an audition. Only instead of doing your happy dance, you’re doing your panic dance. Your stomach starts turning, your throat is dry. You call your best friend, Nancy, for advice. YOUI have an audition and they want me to speak Spanish!NANCYDo you speak Spanish?YOUNot… really. STOP! Be honest. Are you writing special … [Read more...] about Stop Attracting The Wrong Auditions
I don’t need to tell you that you need professional headshots to be a professional actor. Unless you have friends who are directing or producing their own work and casting you, it’s the very first thing you need to get to submit yourself for acting jobs.The problem? They are so dang expensive!Worse yet, when you’re first starting out in a major acting market, you don’t yet have the experience to … [Read more...] about You're Wasting Money On Headshots
Background work can be beneficial for actors who’ve just arrived in Los Angeles. In this post, I’ll lay out the pros and cons so you can decide if it’s right for you. PROS OF DOING BACKGROUND WORK: It’s a quick way to start earning money. The barrier to entry for background work is quite low. Once you’ve signed up with Central Casting, you could be working the very next day. This … [Read more...] about Should You Do Background Acting Work?
How many reels do you need, really? Should you have one all-encompassing reel? Or separate ones for comedy & drama? Here are some general guidelines to help you decide.Important note: All agents and managers will have their own preferences, so please ask yours if you’ve got ‘em! If you’re flying solo or they aren’t giving you clear direction, this one’s for you. WHEN YOU’RE LOOKING FOR … [Read more...] about How Many Reels Do You Need?
After you’ve worked so hard to book that job and delivered a flawless performance on set, you’re gonna want that footage! If not for your demo reel, at least for the memories!Getting your footage isn’t always easy. No matter your situation, I hope I can help you here. PLANNING AHEAD The best way to set yourself up for footage success is to plan ahead. While on set: if you have another … [Read more...] about How To Get Your Footage From Anywhere