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Be the Hero of Your Own Story

Let’s just admit it – we all go to the movies or binge watch our favorite shows to escape from the stress and sometimes the boredom – of our everyday lives.

Oh, how it’s just so juicy, captivating, and fun when we have our favorite characters to root for in a storyline we’re all enthralled in!

In ways, these characters become our role models, our heroes, and our motivators.

It’s easy to see who the hero is in action and adventure movies.  You’ve got one guy (or girl) who, against all odds and enemies, figures out a way to save the day, defeat […]

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Staring Fear in the Face as an Actor

FEAR.

Most of the time, just on the other side of fear is liberation and elation.

Throughout our acting journey we get to face sooo many scary experiences.  What scares you most in your acting career?  Is it performing, the audition process, thinking no one will want to represent you, going in for a producer session, or the thought of you not “making it”?

It was time…I CHOSE to face a BIG fear of mine right in the face.

For at least 5 years, the notion of taking an improv class kept knocking at my door and I wouldn’t answer it. Then I […]

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When You Bomb an Audition

Auditions, they are demanding.

They test you.

They stretch you.

They inconveniently show up when they want to.

They show you what you are made of.

They expose your strengths and weaknesses.

They challenge your psyche.

They help you rise above.

They honestly can Rock. Your. World.

Or not…

If you are at the stage of your career where you receive auditions you know they usually come at unexpected times.  A time that doesn’t always accommodate your schedule.

Ding!  You just got the audition notification in your inbox, but…

you need to go make a living in that instant, care for a child or parent, you’re dealing with drama that’s taking place in your life, […]

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Getting to Know Your Type

How many of you struggle with knowing your type?

I recently have worked with a couple of clients who had the goal of getting new representation and before we got into repackaging their marketing materials, creating a target list, and all the necessary prep work that goes into it when I asked what their type casting was – I began to see a theme.

Many actors don’t know what their type is and they leave it up to the industry to decide it for them.

So before we could jump into more of the administrative tasks needed to seek new representation we had […]

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