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
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!)
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 audition and you spill coffee on your shirt, stub your toe, and forget your sides at … [Read more...] about True Fans Gather Slowly
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” in the way we all hope to work. This leads to a heck of a lot of bummed out actors feeling … [Read more...] about How Will You Measure Your Success?
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 you ready? The answer is… “It depends.” Pretty mind-blowing… right? Now, before … [Read more...] about The 2-Word Answer To Any Acting-Related Question Ever!