Caring for Your Instrument as an Actor

Our Instrument.  It is our everything.

For it is the very essence of you.  Without it we can not be nor become the actor in which we dream of becoming, the one that has that amazing and oh so dazzling career.

Just like a musician can’t play out his or her genius when the instrument’s not tuned up, we as actors have to stay tuned up to emotionally, physically and soulfully play out all the beautiful elements of the stories we get to tell with strength, vigor, and ease.

I’ve been experiencing trying to work with an instrument that’s not been fully tuned up […]

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The Mindset to Keep from Quitting Acting

Quit?  Nope, that’s not how my story goes.

As a girl from the South, I once said, I would never move to California because I was afraid to experience an earthquake.

Yep, that was before I was bitten by the acting bug or that feeling of joy rather. 😉 That didn’t stop me from quitting acting.

So now being a working actress in LA, it will still tickle my fancy to be on set looking out past the set trailers to see California mountains.

Sometimes when you set out to do something, that feeling of awe can still come over you when you […]

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5 Ways to Stay In Flow When It’s Slow

WARNING ACTORS:  This blog post is not to share any acting career tips to improve your luck on finding representation, to get more auditions, or improve your booking ratio. ; )

Nope. Nada. Not today.

Instead, I’m here to help you keep raising the bar on being YOU, on your way of life, and how you are staying happy and whole – as the best version of you. How to stay in Flow When it’s slow.

So lets, dive in.

Do you go stir crazy when the industry feels slow?

You know – when days, weeks, months, or half a year goes by and you […]

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Staring Fear in the Face as an Actor

FEAR.

Most of the time, just on the other side of fear is liberation and elation.

Throughout our acting journey we get to face sooo many scary experiences.  What scares you most in your acting career?  Is it performing, the audition process, thinking no one will want to represent you, going in for a producer session, or the thought of you not “making it”?

It was time…I CHOSE to face a BIG fear of mine right in the face.

For at least 5 years, the notion of taking an improv class kept knocking at my door and I wouldn’t answer it. Then I […]

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Summer Checklist for Episodic Season

May is coming to an end and summer’s just around the corner.

In a beginner’s – working actor’s world, you know that’s the time of year when Pilot Season has ended and your email inbox and text alerts with casting notices have begun to dwindle down.

However, if you booked a pilot, you’re excited to head off to set to shoot through the summer months – Oh how I’ve been there, it’s fun!

But for some that may mean – Yay, it’s time for a breather from the craze of pilot season or you may be feeling a bit uneasy because it’s that time […]

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Why I Hit Pause on Acting

Yep, recently I decided to Hit Pause on Acting.

Crazy I know.  But is it really?

Since I am a teacher of aligning your life so you can live and book in flow, I thought it was important to share with you how I have had to put my own advice to you into practice.  If you’ve read my E-flowbook, you know what I’m talking about.

So what did that look like for me?

It was high time I put some time, attention, and focus on the area of health in my life – as it is THE ONE that’s King, […]

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Top 3 Ways to Book the Room

Don’t go to get booked.  Go to book the room.

It’s what we commonly hear as actors if you’ve been in the game for a minute, have taken an on-camera class, or have been on many auditions, but you haven’t booked anything yet – you’re getting frustrated and a mentor, actor friend or teacher reminds you of this…oh so golden piece of advice.

If you are new to the acting scene and you’re now learning this for the first time, keep reading and once you begin to audition – own it.  And watch your career and confidence unfold because of it.

If you […]

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5 Ways to Harness a Flow in Your Acting Career and Life

Harness a Flow in Your Acting Career and Life

The New Year has begun.

What will you make of it?

Pilot Season is among us, commercial auditions have geared up again, holiday eating has come to an end, healthy eating is calling your name, monthly bills continue to stack up, work at your side job is back in full effect, downtime with self, fam and friends still remains a – must, and goals for your New Year…have been written or – not.

So, how’s it been going thus far for you?

Like really…which below feels oh so like you.  Are you…

– Feeling pumped that the […]

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Staring Fear in the Face as an Actor

FEAR.

Most of the time, just on the other side of fear is liberation and elation.

Throughout our acting journey we get to face sooo many scary experiences.   What scares you most in your acting career?  Is it performing, the audition process, thinking no one will want to represent you, going in for a producer session, or the thought of you not “making it”?

It was time…I CHOSE to face a BIG fear of mine right in the face.

For at least 5 years, the notion of taking an improv class kept knocking at my door and I wouldn’t answer it. Then I […]

Read More

The Mindset to Keep from Quitting Acting

Quit?  Nope, that’s not how my story goes.

As a girl from the South, I once said, I would never move to California because I was afraid to experience an earthquake.

Yep, that was before I was bitten by the acting bug or that feeling of joy rather. 😉

So now being a working actress in LA, it will still tickle my fancy to be on set looking out past the set trailers to see California mountains.

Sometimes when you set out to do something, that feeling of awe can still come over you when you find yourself actually doing the thing you set […]

Read More