Posts filed under: Acting

I’ve been reading a lot lately, that working actors/singers/performers (however you identify yourself) don’t wait around for the phone to ring – they create work. I’m a huge champion of this idea and seen how it works. So, I thought...
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Stuck We all feel ‘stuck’ in our marathon run of a career in the entertainment industry. So, let’s start there! 1st are you thinking you’re career is a sprint or a marathon? Sprint looks like: ‘everything should have happened yesterday.’...
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What hasn’t changed.. We can use a lot of modern tools in the entertainment industry – Social Media, Self-tapes, emails, etc. – 1 thing hasn’t changed in this industry is about building relationships. It can feel impossible to figure out...
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Self Taping Self Taping is, in my opinion, a must, if you want to work in Film or TV and aren’t a known actor. I know there is a lot of resistance to this, but in the US market, it’s...
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Joys of living in the Northern Hemisphere February is a short month. Living in the northern hemisphere, it can seem like a month full of blues. Especially when the weather closes in and there is only Valentine’s Day to look...
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So,… how does a Canadian opera singer/actor end up in a satirical comedy sketch show? But 1st…. A little known fact about me is I used to play football (soccer for my North American friends). My favourite position is what...
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Despite the Nerves The ability as a performer to feel a closeness to your audience. How do you do that? There’s that famous song, ‘Killing me softly..’ This song strikes a chord in many of how well it can be...
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Career: At the end of last year/begin of this, I asked you what you wanted me to write about. Thanks to several of you, you responded! 1 response was ‘I don’t see what I’m doing as a (insert your own...
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Wildfire Women’s Festival In 4 weeks, I’ll be hosting a ‘Bravery to Sing’ Workshop. It will take place at the Wildfire Women’s Festival. It will be in Brighton on September 9th and 10th. My workshop will be Sunday at 12:30...
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OK, I’m not meaning social media blocked, but artistically stuck? Don’t know what to do next? You’re career isn’t going the way you planned or you don’t know how to go from amateur to pro? Everybody goes through these times...
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