Staying disciplined consistently is not an easy task. One of the most challenging things about a career in the theatre is the constant change of schedule. You have to be able to turn your schedule on a dime so that you’re available for opportunities when they arrive. So, if you’re like me and can’t really stay disciplined well on your own, here’s some tips on how to make it a reality.Read More
We must start to treat our careers the way we treat our craft! When we are feeling unsettled or afraid, it’s usually because we are living in the past or the future, not the present. Here’s how to practically apply this to your life as an actor.Read More
We are told over and over that if you’re gonna complain about being on Broadway, then don’t do it. But it’s a tough pill to swallow when your dream becomes a “job”. Here are my suggestions to use in stifling situations to help you change your perception from complaint to creativity.Read More
Ah, the first week of the new year, the time for resolutions and goal setting. I bet your ideal to-do list for 2018 is exhausting. Sure, it’s all doable, but with the pressure of making resolutions, we tend to put too much on our plate all at once. Then we feel a sense of failure having barely accomplished anything on our list within some arbitrary period of time. This is why I think it’s important to focus on a word instead of a resolution.Read More
Managing a busy acting career, a successful coaching practice and a happy marriage requires a lot of help, and these are 5 tools I use to keep a healthy balance going in my life. I hope this list can also help you to create success for yourself and your career in 2018.Read More
You just finished an audition. How do you feel?
Quite often, we can spend hours boggling over how an audition went, but I’ll let you in on a little secret: no one in the room is thinking as hard about your audition as you are.
How can you learn to bounce back after a bad audition, and set yourself up to repeat a stellar performance after a great one? Here are four suggestions to help you let it go after an audition, so you can concentrate on what's next..Read More
As an artist, this lack of inspiration can feel like the end of the world. Yet, the universe is abundant with inspiration, and replenishing your creative well can come as quickly and easily as quenching your thirst. You just need to know how. Here are my suggestions on how to find your motivation when inspiration feels scarce.Read More
The decision whether or not to find an agent is one of constant discussion among actors. However, you never see much discussion over what mindset you should be in when you start your representation search, and that’s unfortunate. Teaming with an agent is a very personal and sometimes frustrating process for an actor, and finding a good agent can be even harder. So you want to be in a good place before you begin.
Here are three questions to help you take stock of your mindset and career before you start searching for an agent.Read More
Imagine this: You just booked this great job! Congratulations! The material is outstanding. The creative team is on your target list. Everything seems perfect, and then you find out there’s one person in the cast that just gets under your skin! It’s not a hard and fast rule, but typically there’s always one. Here are 4 suggestions to help you prevent negative cast interactions from taking even a bit of energy away from your creative enjoyment of the job.Read More
My husband Stephen and I share the five things going on in the world right now that we think are pretty great. It’s all about our growing global community, celebrated diversity and elevated consciousness.Read More