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…

10 acting tips to keep you on point

10 acting tips to keep you on point

1. To become a better actor you must not only continue learning the craft of acting (which is a lifelong process), but observe the actors you admire regularly. Go to the theatre, watch films/TV programmes that have your favourite actors in. Observe how they execute their craft. What can you learn from them? What are…

Every actor's nightmare

Every actor’s nightmare

Your weekly method acting blog To keep you at the top of your game There’s one thing that makes actors and aspiring actors everywhere quake in their boots; causing sleepless nights, relentless worry, stress and in some cases dictating their life so much so it can cause severe unhappiness. It sounds like an awful disease doesn’t it? Split the word into two…

Top tips for a powerful showreel

Your actors show reel is one of the most important selling tools you can have as an actor. Why? Because it is this that can be the deciding factor in whether you get your foot into the casting room. Your show reel will also be one of the deciding factors in whether an agent will call…

How to land more auditions

How to land more auditions

Auditions are like buses Landing auditions is only one part of a huge cog when pursuing an acting career. Some actors can go months without an audition then suddenly they’ll get a few at once. Actors can quite easily get sucked into the famine and feast cycle and not know how to break it. The dry patches…

How to beat rejection

Your weekly method acting blog To keep you at the top of your game We all know rejection is part and parcel of the acting industry. I don’t think I can name one actor or actress who has landed every single role they’ve auditioned for. It would be amazing if that happened, but the likelihood… I’ll let…