Where To Focus

An old saying that always rings true to me is “where focus goes, energy flows.” This can be applied to many aspects of your acting career. Are you keeping aware of the projects currently casting? Are you attending film festivals and other networking...

Actors, Remember To Live Your Life

Yesterday, I was writing my list of what I want to do in the new year. I started writing the typical actor list: book a series regular role on TV, take another six weeks of Groundlings classes, finish the new book website, save x amount of money, etc. I had around...

Creating Your Own Content

I recently worked with a phenomenal comedic actor who had been faced with a problem. A couple of years ago, Rob Schneider was the star of the CBS sitcom ‘Rob’. For any other network, 10-13 million viewers per episode would be huge, but CBS has high expectations of...

How to Be Awesome In the Audition Room

Oh, those feelings we have when we head forth into The Room: the pressure, the anxiety, the nerves! So how do most actors defend against these? There’s “talk as little as possible” (deer in headlights), “keep smiling” (usually becomes...

Focusing Your Passion

My creative friends are my most passionate.  They become passionate about topics of discussion, about their friend’s romantic situations, their partners behavior, other people’s life choices or opposing views in a social media post. Passion is amazing, and I love that...

5 Steps To Create a Fantastic Demo Reel

A ‘demo reel’, ‘demo’, or ‘reel’ is a selection of the best clips of footage available to showcase your acting work. Your demo should NOT be longer than two and a half minutes (until you’ve played a substantial role on TV, or in studio produced or award-winning...