The story creates the unhealthy myth association within each actor’s psyche that when they move to LA they’re going to be “discovered.”
Acting Advice Columns
Hearing a “No” isn’t really that big a deal. But when we associate that “No” with incorrect interpretations, we immediately let the “No” defeat us.
The key to being a genuine networker, is to become a master at making introductions.
During an interview you have an opportunity to show a new or interesting side of your personality, but most actors don’t know where to begin or what to say.
As actors, the conduit through which we tell stories and express is through feeling.
Sending a ‘Thank You’ card not only acknowledges that you are thankful for being given the opportunity to audition, but also reminds the casting director of your name and face
When we don’t keep things in perspective, when we focus only on what isn’t working, when we become defeated by rejections and challenges
What are you saying with your life?
How the past is used to shape character, both our own, and the ones we play
Amy Lyndon: “Actors are so afraid of “going over the top” that they actually put a cap on their own performance!”
Why do we wait for things in life? Constantly put things off until they become long-lost dreams. Stop waiting for things to get better or easier or less busy!
We’re so oriented toward the doing, toward the getting somewhere that we put such extreme pressure on ourselves to not only get there immediately – but at whatever cost.
It’s easy to get lost in our own ‘thoughts’. But repetitive thought doesn’t make something truthful. It just makes it a belief.
Your understanding of, and control over, the three elements that make you unique, are essential for marketing yourself in the Biz.
Do you ever feel like you just sleep-walked through an entire month? A year? Just going through the motions in life?
Not only should an actor learn how to deal with what critics think of their work, but also how to use these reviews to their advantage.
Often we think we will “be happy when”, but once these end goals are achieved you’ll often find that your life is still the same.
Ever wonder why your career isn’t working? Gywn Gillis has the answers!
Interested in working in student films? Paul Cram has the tips you need!
Acting coach Anthony Meindl wants us all to live more! And care less… but in a good way!