A Note on Actor Research: Be Mindful

A Note on Actor Research: Be Mindful

Dear Actors, A little note on Actor Research. Be mindful of the questions you ask your industry contacts.  If you can GOOGLE the answer, or find it in a short internet search, I don’t suggest emailing your contacts for the answer instead just so your research is more convenient. Agents, Casting Directors and other industry […]

The Importance of Self-Talk | Butterfly emerging from a chrysalis

The Importance of Self-Talk

Let’s talk about your self-talk. This has come up a bunch of times recently. Isn’t it amazing that things you would never DARE to say to another person you are saying to yourself? There is a DIFFERENCE between helping yourself learn/grow/improve and tearing yourself apart.  Let’s take an audition for example.  Say you get in […]

Pre-Audition Mantras

Pre-Audition Mantras

Have you been struggling with your positive thoughts in your pre-audition time?  Especially thinking positively about your auditions?  We’ve all gotten stuck in a bad thinking pattern at one time or another. It is SO IMPORTANT to stay focused and aware of your thoughts.  In our industry, your energy in the room is an enormously important […]

Handling Disappointment as an Actor

Handling Disappointment As An Actor

Let’s talk about DISAPPOINTMENT. I know…it hurts our hearts.  I don’t know of a single actor that hasn’t felt it at one point or another. Especially when you KNOW you got close to the desired result, and at the last moment, things change and you are dealt with the task of handling your emotions. Handling […]

Self-Inspiration: Love Your Product, Love Yourself

Self-Inspiration: Love Your Product, Love Yourself

Ever go to an audition and you look around the waiting room and think “wow I feel like I am sitting in a room of a whole bunch of people just like me — how on earth am I going to get this role? What can I do to be different?” It’s time you started […]

5 Key Components of Actor Research

Let’s talk about ACTOR RESEARCH. It is easy for us to spend hours talking to actors about individualized plans of attack– every single person is different and what works for one person in this business isn’t the magic juice for everyone– BUT there are a few KEY research projects that need to be a part […]

Be the Change You Want to See in the Industry

A little note inspired by some convos yesterday…. How cool is our industry!  I don’t know of any other jobs where you can feel like family with your coworkers the way we do when we work on a project.  There is so much LOVE that we have for the people we have worked with.  I […]

Three Sunday Prep Tips For a Great Monday

Hey AC clients!  I know it’s hard to live a Sunday without thinking about Monday so I have some thoughts on what you can do today to help you more successfully attack the week ahead.  1) Write out your schedule for the week.  Set aside blocks of time to check for auditions, research projects and […]

How to Close Out 2018 and Jump-Start the New Year

What should you REALLY be doing before 2018 is over?  We have a few thoughts… I love a good list, so here is my 2018 CLOSE OUT list for Actors– filled with my top suggestions on what you should be doing before the year is out.  These aren’t the only things– but this is enough […]

What’s a Win List and Why You Should Make One Today

Most actors I know are really tough on themselves and while striving to grow and improve is really important in this field, the way you think about yourself is also important.  Whether you realize it or not- your thoughts about yourself follow you EVERYWHERE as a part of your energy and a part of YOU– […]