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Ask Me!: A good survival job for an actor?

QUESTION FROM: Elizabeth I saw on an old post that you were a paralegal as a survival job — how did that go? I’m an actor and I’ve done all sorts of survival jobs, but I’m looking for something more steady. I’ve just read differing opinions on how flexible the paralegal schedule is and am […]

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Acting Advice

Ask Me! – Nudity?

Anonymous asked Just booked a short film requiring nudity..what to do with hair “down there?” Thank you! One of the more bizarre questions I’ve been asked, for sure. I’d find out exactly what kind of nudity is required of you, make sure you have a contract (and someone to go over said contract with you […]

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The Social Network

I‘m not talking about the movie. I’m talking about our own, personal social network: the circle of family, friends, colleagues and acquaintances that we are in contact with in one way or another every day.  Being a successful actor is one of those crafts that is highly dependent on other people. Sure, you could perform […]

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Tips On Success from Improv Master Kevin Mullaney

I wanted to reblog this post from Improv master Kevin Mullaney because I feel that it relates directly to my previous post which was in part a conversation on talent. You can replace the word improv/improviser with act/actor and the message holds true. Talent is a myth. Talent is something born out of practice, dedication […]

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