One of the main concerns for actors is “feeling the emotion”. Lots of actors believe they haven’t given a good performance unless they “felt it”. I used to be one of those actors too so completely understand the thought process behind it, but I wanted to share with you why that’s not a healthy way of thinking and…Details
Sending your CV to casting directors can be pretty much like sending it off into a black hole. Once it’s gone it’s gone. That can be frustrating and cause constant ruminating for many actors. Today we’re going to explore what casting directors want to see to stop you going round and round in circles with the questions/worries below…Details
We’ve all been there; had an audition, really, really wanted the part – then nothing. We wait for days hoping and praying for a call, but in our heart of hearts we know it’s gone to someone else. We ask for feedback – nothing. It’s only when we see the show/programme that we get the…Details
I come across lots (lots being an understatement) of aspiring actors with big dreams of quitting their day jobs and jumping from role to role, living the high life of an actor. I will take a guess that 99% of those very same people who talk a good game quit. Why? Because of the fear…Details
Working for free is a subject that causes a lot of debate within the acting industry. I see it talked about in lots of acting groups and I speak about it with my own acting students regularly. The thing is, many actors want to build up their credits and profile but that can be difficult when…Details
Today I’m taking a no-nonsense approach to explore why you should never take shortcuts with your acting. You have chosen to be in one of the toughest industries in the world, so it seems obvious that you should be fully trained, prepared, knowledgeable and on the money. I say to you week in week out, it…Details
Landing a London agent is one of the main goals for many actors – one they know will have great contacts, put them up for the right auditions, nurture their careers and fight their corner. What a great goal to have! So why is it so many of you struggle to land a London agent? The…Details
What? Your an aspiring actor and I’m telling you to forget about acting? Yes, you read that right. Today’s blog is inspired by my days at drama school when all I ever spoke about (to anyone who’d listen) was acting. My friends were the same, we lived and breathed acting and we never ran out…Details
Do you want to get 2016 off to a flying start?
Do you forget what you’ve done, who you’ve contacted & who you need to follow up?
Have good intentions of contacting casting directors/agents but never “get round to it?”
A powerful planner to organise your acting to do list and keep you on track so your head never needs feel messy again!Details