Tag: TV

  • What Hollywood’s Re-Opening Means For Actors

    What Hollywood’s Re-Opening Means For Actors

    Since the middle of March, the business of producing entertainment and advertising has been at a standstill. But now that states are beginning to re-open, everyone is wondering what life in our industry is going to look like in the future. I’m most concerned with how actors are going to be impacted as production re-starts.…

  • 5 Things I Learned Shooting House of Cards on Netflix

    5 Things I Learned Shooting House of Cards on Netflix

    Today, House of Cards Season 6 drops on Netflix. And I’m in it. I honestly never thought I’d get the chance to work on House Of Cards, one of my favorite shows. When it premiered in 2013, I thought, “Whoa.” I was very hooked. So were a lot of other people, since the series became…

  • Living An #ActorsLife, While On Avail

    Living An #ActorsLife, While On Avail

    I got a text from an actor friend the other day, who had auditioned for a co-starring role on a TV show. She seemed right for the job, got a call back, and then her agent called with good news: she had been put on “avail”. But there was a problem. If you’re not familiar,…

  • Being On TV Does Not Make One Wealthy

    Being On TV Does Not Make One Wealthy

    Michael Schulman wrote an interesting piece for The New Yorker this week, in which he discusses the shaming of Geoffrey Owens for taking a job unrelated to acting. He points out that artists of all stripes buy time to work on their art by doing any manner of work, from bartending to tutoring. But because…