Running a career outside of London

YOUR WEEKLY ACTING BLOG To keep you at the top of your game I was asked to guest write for Surviving Actor’s blog series “Running a career outside of London” ahead of their Manchester event (Sat 10th Oct). I was given three questions to answer honestly, for those actors who live outside the big smoke…

7 ways actors can fail quickly 2

7 ways actors can fail QUICKLY!

Let’s face it we all start out with good intentions in the acting industry. We’re going to start at the bottom, work hard and climb the ladder to acting success… There are lots of things you could be doing to climb quicker, maybe you’re not doing them because you’re getting too bogged down with your day job…

method acting myths uncovered

Method Acting Myths UNCOVERED!

What is method acting? **Immersing yourself in the character so you become the character **Doing what your character would do e.g getting shot if my character gets shot so I know what it feels like **Losing 500 lbs for a role **Gaining 500 lbs for a role **Staying in character all the time and living…

How to be an outstanding actor

How to be an outstanding actor

Week in week out you’ll hear me say that the acting industry is one of the toughest in the world – mainly because it’s saturated; there isn’t enough work for the number of actors. There are two things you need to be successful, one is to be pro-active (it goes without saying), the other is…

Are you a jealous actor?

Are you a jealous actor?

You’ve not landed the last few jobs, the auditions have dried up, your agent hasn’t been in touch for a while (that’s if you have a decent agent or an agent at all) and everyone seems to have parts coming out of their ears, except you!  We’ve all been there! It can start to wear…

The actor's struggles

The Actor’s Struggles

Your weekly method acting blog To keep you at the top of your game The acting industry must be THE toughest industry in the world. Sometimes when I hear people say they want to be an actor I want to say to them ‘Are you sure? Are you REALLY sure? Is there anything else you…

Bad acting habits to avoid

Bad acting habits to avoid

When it comes to performing there are literally hundreds of bad acting habits lurking around at auditions, on stage and on film sets. These bad acting habits come in all shapes and sizes – some have logic and others don’t, but they usually rear their ugly head when an actor doesn’t know what they’re doing or…