Budgeting on an actors income

Budgeting on an actors income

In 2014 the average annual UK income was £27,000. Can you honestly say as an actor that you earn £27,000 per year, each year from acting alone? Of course not! If figures are still true, at any one time, 97% of actors are unemployed. If we go on the national minimum wage (£7.20 in the…

Why most aspiring actors never make it

Why most aspiring actors never make it

I was recently speaking with some actors about why they thought most aspiring actors don’t achieve their dreams. These actors agreed that finding work was the big issue. Whilst I absolutely agree that finding and sustaining work to pays the bills can be very difficult, it goes a little deeper as to why most aspiring actors never…

Stopping self-sabotage stopping your career

Stopping self-sabotage stopping your career

Stopping self-sabotage stopping your career is so important if you are to live a happy & fulfilling life and not end up doing something that doesn’t make you feel alive, worthy and happy. Self-sabotage has only really been openly spoken about recently but is something that many actors have been doing for as long as there have been…

3 monstrous audition mistakes

3 monstrous audition mistakes

Auditions deserve a 3 year course dedicated just to them, they can be scary no matter where you are on your acting journey. The main thing that worries actors and can sometimes get a firm grip and choke the creativity out of them is FEAR, fear of the unknown. Every casting is unique and it’s definitely…