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 […]
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 […]
5 Tips For New Actors (That You Haven’t Heard Yet!)
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.
True Fans Gather Slowly
I bet most actors have felt “behind” at some point in their career. They feel they should be “farther along by now.” It’s just the nature of a business so deeply centered around looks, sex-appeal, and youth. But when we start to feel behind, we start to scramble. Like when you’re super-late to an important […]
How Will You Measure Your Success?
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” […]
The 2-Word Answer To Any Acting-Related Question Ever!
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 […]
Are You Sending Dishonest Signals?
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! Your Starmeter just doesn’t matter that much! Listen, I’m not gonna lie, I check my Starmeter more […]
Auditioning For Commercials Part 3
Welcome back for Part Three of Auditioning for Commercials. If you missed Part One and Part Two, check them out! Today we’re going to talk about the callback and get a little perspective from the decision maker’s side. How the Callback Is Different A commercial callback is very different from your first audition. There will […]
Selling Yourself As An Actor (Tips We Got From The Farmer’s Market)
I was at my local farmer’s market last week, just browsing around. Ok, I’ll be honest, I was hunting for free samples – get off my back! I passed several fruit vendors without paying much attention. But one of them, toward the end, was offering free samples. Score! As I reached for a berry, the […]