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Win some, lose some – Dealing with “Rejection”

Monday, January 6th, 2014

Today, I lost out on a role in a play I tried for. It was only a small unpaid thing, nothing of much concern and I don’t feel disappointed by it, but it made me think that a piece on rejection would be a good idea. Rejection happens. It’s a normal part of life that […]

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Young Actor: Confidence & Casting

Saturday, September 21st, 2013

Another post in our Personal Development Tips and Skills for the Young Actor series. Today it is all about keeping up your confidence during casting. Just today I was looking at castings and was horribly disappointed to see that the only role for my age, appearance and schedule required “a couple light sex scenes” and […]

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Young Actor: Skills for the self-employed

Friday, September 20th, 2013

The first part in our Personal Development Tips and Skills for the Young Actor series.     Today: Self-employment Skills As an actor and young person beginning in the creative industries, one of the phrases I hear more than any other is “And what’s your back-up plan? You know… In case the acting doesn’t work […]

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