Actors: When to Quit Your Day Job

This is such a sensitive subject for me, and many other actors that I know. Many of us will never have the desire to quit our day jobs, however for others it’s all we think about. Acting can be an excellent hobby and source of income, but for those of us who reach a little further than that-we desire it to be a full time career.

There are many benefits to acting full time; you no longer need to worry about having enough time to study and devote yourself to your role, and you would now have the ability to focus one hundred percent of your energy on your project. This means more time for auditions, prep, class work, marketing and social media to promote yourself, etc.

But, you need to be prepared to make this decision. Here is some advice that may help you determine whether or not you are ready: Read more

My ‘Accomplishments Center’ and Why You Should Have One

They say before you lose weight or take on a new fitness regime, it helps to take a before photo. Many find this process daunting-but the point is to not illuminate your glaring insecurities, but to give you a ‘start’ point. In today’s day and age, with all of the Instagram photos and Facebook posts that save into the internet abyss for all time, this is easier than ever before. Every now and then you get an alert when you login reminding you of who you were 7 years ago, along with photos, a video timeline with music etc. These fun features are great, BUT they don’t inspire you every day or remind you what you are working towards, which is why I would encourage you to create your very own:

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