OR How to do your best audition? The answer is easy. A Self Tape! Why? Because you put the audition down where you are comfortable (in your own home, with surroundings that make you comfortable rather than nervous) in your own time, and you have
I bumped into an actor the other day. Not just someone who has done a few projects here and there, but a really great actor who has lots of experience and rave reviews about his work. I don’t believe he is an awarded actor though
Like most actors you start with your agent. The dialogue goes something like this: “My friend Jo Blogs is auditioning for this new series for the role of Jo. I’ve read the character notes and know that I’m perfect for it! Can you get me
I’ve been reading an article lately that suggests our fate is driven by our ancestors and lineage. As much as 50 – 60%! I found this quite staggering! So it begs the question, what role does fate play in our lives? And how much is
Rather than writing my own article this week, I’m giving you an article from GQ magazine, interviewing one of our great actors that is not a household name, yet never stops working on his own terms – Edward Norton. 100 years ago the only way
It depends who you ask! Some may say you need to sing and dance. Others say learn a musical instrument, learn a language. All are valid. But if you don’t know how to communicate with genuine rapport then you are way behind from the beginning.
Q: How do we measure success? A: We have a goal. We hit the goal. Wrong! Maybe just maybe there is another way round this thing called ‘success’. And it’s measured in increments rather than ‘getting the job’! This means, it’s all to do with
The fear of rejection is one of our deepest human fears. Biologically wired with a longing to belong, we fear being seen in a critical way. We’re anxious about the prospect of being cut off, demeaned, or isolated. We fear being alone. We dread change.
To be observant is a key requisite for any actor. To play a character, using accents and physical mannerisms comes from being critically observant. I was listening to Dean Carey from the Actors Studio the other day and he was saying that he doesn’t believe
I don’t know about you, but my morning face can be pretty frightening. Thank God I have a husband that loves me…. Cause I’m pretty confident in knowing only someone that loved me (including my Monty cat) could see anything redeeming in that face that