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Friday, January 29, 2016

Minding the EdgeFREE SEMINAR-STRATEGIES FOR MANAGING REJECTION AND DISAPPOINTMENT with Lori Hammel, Professional Actress and Carl Menninger, Director

6:30 pm - Actors Connection is thrilled to have these two top professionals in today as they share incredible information on the importance of running your business as an actor while committing to the craft of acting.

In today's free seminar Minding the Edge, Lori and Carl will present potent strategies beyond what is taught in acting school for "making it" in the entertainment industry. They will cover how to create a plan to cope with the volatility of an acting career, how to maintain a positive mental approach to the business, plus they'll share information, ideas and exercises from their book MINDING THE EDGE as well. You'll definitely leave feeling proactive and ready to cultivate a positive mental approach to achieving fulfillment and success in your own acting career.

Check out their website at MindingTheEdge.com

Carl Menninger and Lori Hammel are the authors of Minding the Edge: Strategies for a Fulfilling Successful Career as an Actor (Waveland Press, 2012).

Carl is a writer and director and Assistant Professor of Theatre and Musical Theatre at American University in Washington, DC. He is also the Artistic Associate at The Windy City Playhouse in Chicago.

Lori Hammel is an award-winning actress who has performed on and off Broadway, in national tours, feature films, TV and national commercials. She lives and works in New York City.

ABOUT THE BOOK: Minding the Edge presents potent strategies beyond what is taught in acting school for "making it" in the entertainment industry. Written for readers embarking on an acting career, this practical, down-to-earth guide highlights the importance of running your business as an actor while committing to the craft of acting. The principle "If you seek fulfillment, success will come" is foundational to the authors' sensible and sensitive advice on how to create a plan to cope with the volatility of an acting career. A series of interactive exercises and discussion questions motivate readers to explore personal feelings, understand present circumstances while preparing for future ones, and maintain a positive mental approach to the business. Quotations from professional actors, writers, directors, and others in the field, as well as anecdotes from the authors' own lives, reinforce essential concepts in the book, inspire readers to be proactive, and cultivate a positive mental approach to achieving fulfillment and success.

Date

Friday, January 29, 2016 6:30 pm




The following disclaimer is provided specifically at the request of and in accordance with SAG/AFTRA: Seminars or classes are for educational purposes only and will not secure or provide opportunity for employment in the field or representation by an agent or casting director.

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