4 May, 2011

A Sense of Entitlement

By |2016-10-23T17:01:10-07:00May 4th, 2011|actors, Advice, Agent, auditions, backstage, behavior, business, failure, Jobs, mistakes, moderators, professional relationships, professionalism, Representation|0 Comments

I wish this article had been around when I was graduating. My first year out of school was the hardest year of my life. I quickly learned that my BFA meant nothing in LA. I had an edge for getting temp jobs because I had a degree, but that was about it. I got very lucky landing [...]

4 Mar, 2011

The Ugly of Our Trade

By |2016-10-23T17:01:11-07:00March 4th, 2011|actors, Advice, Agency, Agent, auditions, backstage, behavior, business, casting, competition, Jobs, paul russell, preparation, professionalism, Representation|0 Comments

As I promised yesterday, here it is...THE UGLY OF OUR TRADEBy: Paul RussellFrom: Backstage.comRecently I was talking to an agent regarding two actors I had brought to his/her agency. For the sake of clarity and protection of all involved, I'll name her Sue. (Why oh why do I hear Johnny Cash in the background?)Sue was [...]

19 Feb, 2011

10 Things I Wish I’d Known Before Deciding to Become an Actor

By |2016-10-23T17:01:11-07:00February 19th, 2011|actors, Advice, Agent, backstage, business, Jobs, Los Angeles, marketing tools for actors, mental health, preparation, Representation, social media, social networking, Tips, twitter|0 Comments

By: Jackie ApodacaFrom Backstage.comBuilding and maintaining an acting career is a daunting endeavor, especially in the early years, when you've got so little idea about how to navigate the terrain. Here's a list I've pulled together, with help from some folks with a few years of experience under their belts, of things I wish I [...]

6 Feb, 2010

Finding an Agent: Timing

By |2016-10-23T17:01:12-07:00February 6th, 2010|actors, Advice, Agent, Los Angeles, Representation|0 Comments

I found this article interesting because a week after it was written I signed with my agency. By Paul RussellNovember 17, 2009"It's the most wonderful time of the yearWhen casting comes stallingAs actors are bawling'Why is my calendar clear?'It's the most wonderful time of the year" Let me explain. My adulterated Andy Williams brings to question: [...]