I Wonder What Age That Is?

I Wonder What Age That Is?

Have you seen the commercial with the older woman selling CoverGirl? She says, “They say at a certain age you just stop caring. I wonder what age that is?” Life changing. Do our dreams and wishes stop at 40? They may have to bend and adjust, but they are still there...
Carla Says It’s Time to Get Cracking

Carla Says It’s Time to Get Cracking

As we navigate through these murky waters of the entertainment industry while attempting to stay safe, sane and healthy, many are trying to figure out what this new normal will look like.Well, I got a taste of it first-hand when two weeks into “sheltering in place,” I...
5 Tips for Actors in Isolation

5 Tips for Actors in Isolation

If our career choice was a roller coaster before it now feels like the coaster has come to a screeching halt at the top of a loop leaving us dangling and unsure of how we are going to end up. First and foremost, you are not alone. As a collective, we are all in this...
30 Day Goals For Actors

30 Day Goals For Actors

Looking for ways to focus on your craft in quarantine? How about diving into a 30 day challenge?1. Record yourself stating your goal/s2. Fall down the monologue rabbit-hole3. Select one4. Research methods for getting off-book5. Get off-book6. Create a self-tape of...
Demo Reel Lockdown Motivation

Demo Reel Lockdown Motivation

Guest Blog Post by Ian LyonsHi all, with this unforeseen downtime we’re having, along with appreciating our health and our loved ones, it’s a fine time to get our promotional materials prepped for when things start to pick up again. As I’m a fellow actor and demo reel...
Gift Yourself Your Art

Gift Yourself Your Art

Can you imagine yourself doing anything else? Pursuing the dream to act, balancing all of the responsibility and energy vampires life sends our way, allowing ourselves to be vulnerable AND keeping as positive a mind-set as possible IS NOT EASY. I completely...
Insight From Academy Award Winner Kenneth Lonergan

Insight From Academy Award Winner Kenneth Lonergan

I was in NYC a few weeks ago and crossed paths with my friend and fellow creative, Kenneth Lonergan. We met back in 2015 on the set of Manchester By The Sea. Working on that film and meeting him have been such gifts in my life. We were catching up over...
Tales From Set & Alone is a Lie

Tales From Set & Alone is a Lie

Last month I had the opportunity to work on a heartfelt story and beautifully shot film. In one of my scenes, my character is captured crying in a hospital bathroom. She is finally allowing her emotions to pour through her polished facade. Emotional scenes, like any,...
5 Tips for Memorizing a Monologue

5 Tips for Memorizing a Monologue

Have you ever found yourself riding the momentum of intention and emotion in your monologue work, only to come to a screeching halt as your mind begins grasping for the next line? You’re not alone in this frustration! Take solace in the knowledge that there are...
A Late Bloomer’s Guide to Launching Your Acting Career

A Late Bloomer’s Guide to Launching Your Acting Career

Congratulations on deciding you’re ready to pursue your desire to be an actor, regardless of age. If I had to guess, I’d say you didn’t grow up with connections to the industry or with a family that knew how to support your love of the arts. You don’t have a framed...

5 Ways to Battle The Actor Blues

As actors we crave expression, connection and opportunities to work on our craft. We search for gigs, send out our headshots and fill our heads with theory and technique. And we wait. Soon we might feel a little discouraged, a little stagnant and a little fearful that...
Actors: Ring in 2018 Right

Actors: Ring in 2018 Right

Another year is about to come to an end.  We are another year older and hopefully another year wiser, too. 2018 is just ahead on the horizon as you strive to keep up the hustle and forward motion from this past year. The holidays can often become...
Actors: STOP The Bullsh*t

Actors: STOP The Bullsh*t

Actors, what do you want more of?  Opportunities to do your art, auditions, confidence, connection, roles, creating, accessing and channeling emotion? What do you want less of?  Bullsh*t, self-doubt, smoke-blowers, the marketing sharks, the waiting? I know...
5 Inspirational Tips for Actors

5 Inspirational Tips for Actors

 As actors we crave expression, connection and opportunities to do what we love. We search for gigs, send out our headshots and fill our heads with theory and technique. And we wait. Soon we might feel a little discouraged, a little stagnant and a little cold...