Originally, this article was posted on a website I use to run. In the past week, I had a situation at work where I veered from this course and did exactly the opposite of what I wrote here. I should have read this again before I let my emotions get the best of me… Where … More Where do you draw the line?
“Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery.” – Charles Caleb Colton Do you remember this old quote? Would you be surprised to know that this might be scientific fact? In 1999, two psychology professors, Chartrand & Bargh, conducted experiments on a phenomenon called the “Chameleon Effect.” They conducted three experiments on this effect, but we … More Is it possible to make the casting director like you without even talking?! (The Chameleon Effect)
Entertainment is built around emotion, and emotion is only applicable when someone is BOLD and makes a stand. This does not happen if you are being safe and following the norm. Could you imagine what “The Book of Mormon” would be like if they were afraid of their sponsors pulling their money? It definitely would not be selling out on Broadway. This is for sure. … More Is Being Scared of Losing your Job Holding you Back?
I find that common sense is not something inherited by everyone. So…here are 5 common sense steps to make your chances of getting re-hired better! Show up on time! Do you remember that saying, “Early is on-time, on-time is late?” Do your due diligence and at least be sitting in a chair in the break … More 5 Common Sense, Yet Often Ignored, Steps to Getting Hired Again
Sincerely, Not Your Next Stage Manager Every person has something that pisses them off. There’s always that one little thing that someone else does that throws you, wait…hurls you…off the edge! Lucky for you, I have interviewed some stage managers and grilled them about what really ticks them off! Lucky for me…I am not the … More 5 Ways to Not Get the Part
15 #auditionproblems only entertainers would understand… … More 15 #Auditionproblems
We all know those people that won’t…hold on, let’s be honest here, CAN’T take a note. It might be humanly impossible for them to take a note. No matter how outrageous or wrong their mistake or misnomer is, it is never their fault. It is as if they are completely incapable of doing anything wrong. … More Seriously? Just take the note…
The sheer craziness of hustling like a stuntman continues… … More What if everyone had to hustle like a stunt guy? Part 2!
So..I thought before I continued with my story, I should share a little of what I already know about the stunt industry. This post and the next will be two articles that I wrote based on what I have heard from other stuntmen in the industry. Get ready and brace yourself, because you are not … More What if everyone had to hustle like a stunt guy?