Whether you just had a terrible performance or you choked during an audition, there is nothing else quite like the sinking feeling in the pit of your stomach when you feel like you've experienced an epic failure at what you love to do - performing!
We've all been there - myself included - and in fact, I talk about this in the most recent podcast episode. Because even as we become more and more experienced I don't think we ever really get to the point where we're satisfied
Have you ever been with someone and got the sense that they were in love with your stage persona and not the "real" you?
You don't have to be famous or even a celebrity to experience this. I think it just happens the moment you are up on a stage. It can appear glamorous to be there - no matter what you're doing and therefore performers often fall into the trap of having people around them fall in love with that - the glamour - instead of reality.
Have you ever. . . .
Did you know that your brain has the ability to hold subconscious beliefs that may block you every time you go to reach for something that feels "different" or "bigger" than what you already know?
One time when I was three years old I was in the grocery store parking lot with my mom and I saw this magnificent mechanical horse there next to the entrance of the store. One of those horses you can put a coin in to ride. Do you remember those? So immediately I was like, "ooooh!
When you think of your "actor's type" it can often feeling like you're boxing yourself in - like you're - as the word would indicate - "stereotyping" yourself.
But what if I was to tell you that your type is way more than that? That it's more like an essence that you can apply to many characters. And that it's something that you can't help but bring with you into nearly every role?
In this recent interview with SAG actor and founder of Casting About, Blair Hickey, he go
Could you use some inspiration and a little mojo to get you through this year?
Join me this week - there are two opportunities!
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Whoo hoo! Last year I had such a wonderful trip, visiting my L.A. clients, working with new actors I met, teaching at the SAG headquarters and Andrew Wood Acting School. I'm excited to return for another great tour.
I'll be teaching this workshop at two diff
You've worked at your craft for some time now. You've done acting classes. You know you're talented. You're made for this acting business. . . and so WHY is it that sometimes you completely screw up your auditions?
After working with hundreds of actors and being a former SAG actor myself, I've pinpointed four of your biggest challenges with auditions, and here's the good news. . . there's nothing wrong with you!
If you experience these challenges, it doesn't mean you're