The perfect age to start an acting career

The perfect age to start an acting career

Many actors want to know the perfect age to start an acting career. I get lots of emails from people in their 30s/40s/50s/60s explaining to me how they’ve always wanted to become an actor, and now that they’re finally in a position to follow their passion they’re worried they’ve missed the boat. Let me bust this…

How to be a phenomenal actor

How to be a phenomenal actor

In a saturated industry, where let’s face it, there will always be more actors than jobs, being average just won’t cut it and being bitter or resentful about the unfairness of the industry will only stall you. So what is an aspiring actor to do? I’ll talk you through how to be a phenomenal actor…

How to prepare for an audition

How to prepare for an audition

Knowing how to prepare for an audition is crucial for all actors whether you’re new to the industry or have been acting for many years. Some actors (myself included) often find the character a few weeks into a rehearsal process, but of course there is no formal rehearsal process for auditions and you don’t have a…

Staying motivated when you keep hearing no

Staying motivated when you keep hearing no

It can be difficult staying motivated when you keep hearing no. Lots of actors are sensitive (that’s what makes them great actors), but it can also work against them at times. It can be difficult not to take it personally, or not to start questioning whether there’s any point in continuing pursuing acting as a career,…

Why you've not made it as an actor

Why you’ve not made it as an actor

I hear many aspiring actors regularly talk about how they are lacking motivation to keep going with their acting dreams and questioning why they’ve not made it as an actor. The regular knock backs and lack of income from acting can contribute to a slump in motivation, along with there being no obvious quick route…