oh, the places you’ll go!

A friend of mine, who is older and much wiser, became a Christian just two years ago – way later in life than most. But somehow he has a childlike faith. This doesn’t surprise me though....

with perseverance

I woke up Wednesday morning from a sweat-inducing dream. I was hanging out with friends when I suddenly realized that my audition was that day, halfway across town in rush hour, and I was nowhere near ready...

the greatest

Muhammad Ali once said, “I am the greatest, I said that even before I knew I was.” Last night at our meeting for the Bel Air Drama Department, one of the guys in the group who...

dare to suck

So last week I saw a breakdown for a film with several roles that were perfect for me. I’ve done a lot of workshops in my day, so I checked to see if I had...

fear and willingness to fail

“Your level of success will be in proportion to the level of failure you have learned from. Be willing to fail.” – Randy Gage Failure. It’s not a word we like to hear. The mere mention of failure,...

on competing with everyone and no one

“This is what I tell young women who ask me for career advice. People are going to try to trick you. To make you feel that you are in competition with one another. ‘You’re...

created to create

“Have you ever noticed our culture lives off other people’s acts of creation? Consider how many ‘awards’ shows fill the television schedule – the Grammys, the People’s Choice Awards, the MTV Awards, the Golden Globes, the Dove...

ability, opportunity, Lucy

“Ability is of little account without opportunity.” – Lucille Ball I recently had a meeting with a manager. I was doing some research on him beforehand, and I loved his website. He had some really great...

never have a backup plan

A lot of times people ask me if I have a timeline for acting… Do I have a certain number of years I plan on staying in LA? The answer is no. And this...

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...