As much as imagination is a necessity to acting, where does commitment fit in? Both Greg and myself have been in this industry for over 90 years collectively! That’s a long time! And we’ve learned a thing or two about the little things that help
So you’ve been through acting school, you’ve done all the courses through various Film Schools and Drama Colleges, you’re still working your way through the workshop scene, but you continue to be part of the pack of actors waiting for the phone call from
Greg and I have just returned from a quick break to Vietnam. It was an amazing smorgasbord of motion, colour and beautiful fresh food. But the most amazing thing that struck us was the change in their country in the last 10 years. The most
Instinct is a natural impulse, or inclination, common to human beings. The most important thing for instinct is to listen. There is nothing simple to the concept of instinct. It is the driving force of every action, reaction, decision, and thought humans undertake every moment
So, you’ve done your 3 years full-time training, you’ve done your workshops, you’ve signed up to a great agent, you have your headshot ready with your CV looking good, but are you achieving what you want as an actor? It’s all very well to be
Actors need to be great communicators. As they also need to be great connectors and observers. If you are not these three things then I’m sorry to say you are bound to fail. But it’s not all bad news here. You can learn these traits.
Do you lame your agent when your career is not going to plan? I believe that’s what most actors immediately rush to. But maybe there are other things at play here like: your marketing tools, your marketing efforts, or your networking skills or possible even
As Bill Nighy once said “If you’re doing anything, whether it’s a play or a film, learn every single word that you have to say backwards forwards and sideways before you go into a rehearsal room and before you go on a film set. There
Do you cook? Have you ever had someone to dinner and they own a restaurant? Or perhaps they are a professional chef? I have. Wow, talk about pressure. What is that feeling? Well, in my case, it was almost like I had to prove myself.