The Self-Tape Situation And How To Improve It
Maybe you’ve been following the drama playing out on the West Coast between actors and casting directors. If not, I’ll briefly catch you up. In early March, a few actors sparked a discussion about the industry’s embrace of self-taped auditions by venting their frustrations with them on Twitter. The resulting discourse has opened the floodgates, […]
Moving To Chicago For Acting? Start Here.
So you’re thinking about moving to Chicago to pursue acting. Hello and welcome! There’s plenty to know, and I’m happy to show you around. I’ve put together a list of helpful things actors should know and consider. I’m an actor and the author of Acting In Chicago: Making A Living Doing Commercials, Voice Over, TV/Film […]
How To Boost Your Creativity With Productive Quietness
It’s more important than ever for actors to create their own content. Depending on where you’re at in your career, your public-facing work and social media profiles might be more important than your resume. After all, if you’re new to the business or still working on getting established, the best thing you can do is […]
Auditioning For A “Chicago” Show
If you’re an actor in the Midwest, booking a role on Chicago Fire, Chicago PD or Chicago Med has become a rite of passage. How can you put yourself in the best position to land one of these jobs? I did a video about this, so if you’d rather watch than read, check it out. […]