Monthly Archives: September 2012

Scaredy cat

© Pixelcarpenter | Fear in the deepest darkest recesses of our imagination. Lurking there, always telling us we aren’t good enough, we can’t have it all, we can’t be everything to the stage or television or cinema. Fear telling us to get a real job and stop acting like an acting hooligan. Fear screaming at us in our dreams […]

The perfect possie

So you probably thought from the title that I was talking about your ‘possie’ (Entourage style)… but I was being sneaky. I’m actually here to talk about your perfect position.  Your perfect moment. Your perfect place to be for success. Your perfect amount of training before you can go out and meet agents. Your perfect […]

The Comparison Game

“Comparing yourself, your career, your jobs, your looks, your anything, to someone else will take away your own uniqueness.” What a wicked evil little trap we actor fall into sometimes. The idea that we aren’t good enough because Lou, Mary and Renee are doing so much better than we are.Sure maybe their IMDB lists are […]

Pencil pants

How many times can you get penciled for work…  The call comes through from your agent while you are midway through a 6-inch sub and dreaming about the days when you’ll be eating at Nobu instead. You animatedly thank your agent and then the waiting begins. You’ve been here a million times.I’ve also heard the […]