Entries by Colleen Finnegan Kahl

What is “IT” Factor in Actors?

What is “IT” Factor in Actors? They’ve got it. They’re successful. They have that “je ne sais quoi.” The room changes when they walk in. I can’t take my eyes off of them. We’ve heard or even said these phrases about talented actors before… but no one quite pinpoints exactly what that feeling is. Well […]

Untraditional Improv Practice for this Holiday Season

Untraditional Improv Practice for this Holiday Season As we head into the holiday season, people may be seeing family– including those adorable younger members– the kids! I know, you’ve already graduated from the children’s table long ago and you look forward to connecting with older family members you haven’t seen— but don’t underestimate what time […]

Skill-Adjacent Income Ideas for Actors

Skill-Adjacent Income Ideas for Actors  Even though the entertainment industry is working hard on adjusting to the health requirements of a pandemic, we are still seeing so many actors out of work.  Now, more than ever, is it important for performers to utilize their creative capabilities in new ways to build income generating opportunities for […]

Bravery-Building Networking Tip For Actors

My Favorite Bravery-Building Networking Tip For Actors Once upon a time, on New Year’s Eve actually— a group of friends and I got together to prepare goals for the new year, sip champagne, and celebrate our expected successes for the coming year. Being the absolute dork that I am, I prepared some pretty little sheets […]