Taking Your Time

     When preparing for an audition it is very important that you have everything ready to go and perfectly set up exactly how you want it to be. This means giving yourself time, not only before the audition, at home, but also when you are in the actual audition room. Showing the Casting Director that you …

Changing it Up

     A career in acting can mean a lot of different things. You may feel like this means a constantly changing routine with new things being thrown into the mix all the time, but there is also a possibility that you feel like you’re stuck doing the same things. Wake up, work out, run lines, go …

The Perks of SAG/AFTRA

     Other than being a member of SAG/AFTRA (which means that you will be paid SAG/AFTRA scale, be taken more seriously as an actor, have a higher chance of booking major roles in films, etc…) there isn’t much more that you could want in the beginning of your career as an actor. Besides the perks such …

IMDB Pro VS Backstage

     I have always been the first to say that you should be self submitting on Backstage if you are an actor in Hollywood. There is no doubt in my mind that when you are self submitting, it makes your chance of booking, or getting more agent auditions, way larger. For some reason work begets work. …

Cable To Streaming

     Making the switch from classic cable TV to being 100% streaming dependent can seem unthinkable to some people. I can just imagine the thoughts floating around, “But I’ve had cable for 15 years!”, “I think I need the wires to get a clear picture!”…      But I want to know how many people are currently watching …

Auditioning for Plays in LA

     Recently I went to two separate auditions for plays that I self-submit to on backstage. The first of these auditions was totally unprofessional. It was an awkward situation wherein I felt like the director could not possibly see my audition, as I was auditioning with 10 other people on stage at once, and he was …

Where to Have Your Next Meeting

     Have you ever needed a place to meet someone for a quick bite of food, a rehearsal, or an official meeting with an industry professional? Have you ever found yourself scouring yelp for hours on end trying to find the perfect place to suggest? Well, we have the solution for you right here! Behold, a …

The Cliché Café

      A lot of writers in the industry will go to a café and sit down for the rest of the day to accomplish some writing. Many actors will go to cafés to practice their lines or develop their character more; sometimes they are there to people watch. A director may go to a café …

Special Skills

      I’ll keep this blog short and I’ll keep it sweet (okay maybe it’ll be a little long, and a tiny bit savory, but only in a couple parts). If you have special skills on your resume, you MUST be able to actually perform said skill!!! (Okay savory part is over). There is no reason …

How To Get Your Project Funded

     In this world of DIY where everyone now has a web series, Instagram series, HBO special, or otherwise, it is important that if you have an idea and want to get it made, you carry it through to a full done! Making your own content is an amazing experience professionally and can be extremely rewarding …