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    You Need to Love Yourself as an Actor

    If you don’t love yourself, how can you possibly love another and radiate that love to your work and creativity? How will you birth new ideas and bring something tangible and worthwhile into the world?

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    Why Acting Is Not a Work-In-Progress

    Each scene presented at anytime must be a committed work, woven with all your vulnerability, doubts, thoughts, and intention.

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    How To Access Your Inner Director

    Our inner critic rears its ugly head at the most inopportune moments—auditions, opening nights, first days on set—and reflects our own self-doubt and fear. It’s that little voice that says, “That was terrible. You’re not good enough. You’re a failure.”

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    5 Tips for Achieving Your Every Goal

    Want to get new headshots? Update your demo reel? These tips will help you achieve your every goal!

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    Don't Act From the Neck Up

    Unless an actor is paralyzed from the neck down, there is absolutely no reason to act from the neck up. As actors, we’re seeking to create real people and surely those real people should live in their entire bodies as we do.

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    Demo Reels: L.A. vs. N.Y.

    What are the difference between demo reels expectations in New York vs. Los Angeles?

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    4 Ways That New York Has Become More Like L.A.

    The industries in New York and Los Angeles have become increasingly similar over the years.

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    Are You An Acting Con Artist?

    Why can’t some actors be original? Why do some take it upon themselves not to be actors but imitators?

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    3 Actors Who Inspire Me and Why

    One of the most powerful ways to create success is to learn from those who have paved a successful path before you. So I share this insight with you from some of my favorite artists.

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    Find The Moment Before 'Zero'

    When you rehearse a scene over and over again, it’s easy to get stuck in the emotional place at the end of the scene instead of rewinding to where you were at the beginning.