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predicting the unpredictable

It’s hard to plan in this business. Here are just a few wonderful things I have seen that can happen: – You can book a role and get sick. (A friend of mine booked...

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the armor of acting

The following in an excerpt from BackStage from a recent interview with actress Eva Green, aka Vesper Lynd in 2005’s “Casino Royale.” “Even though Green has experienced how challenging the business of acting can be,...

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the art of unemployment con’t…

This quote by Nathan Fillion, the lead in the ABC series “Castle” really stood out to me and completely echoes my previous post, “the art of unemployment.” “You understand that your job as an...

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everybody talks

If there’s one thing that I have learned here in LA it’s that everyone has their own opinion… I once met an agent who told me that she “wouldn’t know where to put me”...

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the art of unemployment

I don’t think I really knew what I was getting into when I decided that I wanted to pursue acting as a profession. While most of my other friends graduated from college and got...

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live. laugh. love.

“Great acting comes from who you are as an individual… Focus on nurturing yourself as a human being who exists outside of this industry. Do the things that make you happy. Go have some...

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new beginnings

Well, it’s been quite a week. My parents came in town last weekend to help me move apartments. I love my new home here in LA and my new roomie, Karissa! I have also...

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you’re gonna miss this

I remember one day back in college, sitting in my shoebox-sized room at the Pi Phi house at UT, and opening up an e-mail from my dad: This SO made me think of both...

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where preparation meets opportunity

I’m writing my first blog post on a plane from Dallas to Los Angeles. I had a nice long three weeks with my family. We celebrated my birthday, Christmas, and New Years. I spent...