Stop Putting Acting Classes on a Credit Card

Aug 12, 2019

I'm pretty convinced that Actors don't understand Money.

Ok, that sounds harsh. It's not that most Actors don't understand Money, it's more that we've been filled with hopes & dreams of landing that National Commercial or Series Regular role that will secure our financial futures, but I'm here to tell you...

I'm not the Progessive girl ;-(  As much as I want to be.

Ok what's your point, Erin? 

The thing is, I'm seeing Actors put their classes on credit cards a lot lately.  This hurts my heart to its core because a career that has a 2.5% return on investment is NOT a career worth going into debt over.                      

Wow, thanks for the ultra-depressing post, Erin!  

Okay, okay...hang with me.

Here's where my heart is with this...

I want you to Succeed in Acting. I want you to be part of that 2.5% that doesn't need a side hussle.

But for today, if you're not, I want to strongly urge you to...

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Monologues Still Matter

Jun 03, 2019

How often do you work on Monologues in your Film and TV classes?

I’m guessing probably never. 

I feel like Monologues are part of the Stone Age or maybe they’re just for Theater auditions? Honestly they’re not.

And if you think that you can pull off Denzel‘s famous Monologue from Fences, even if you can, you best not.

When we do material that other Actors have already made famous, who do you think the CDs are thinking of? It’s so crazy important to find material that is obscure, and absolutely perfect for you, that you can slay.

I’m hearing more and more lately that there are Casting Directors out there who will ask you for a Monologue in addition to your Self-Tape.

A few weeks ago, Tiffany VanBoxtel, Founder of Star Singer, invited me to be on her podcast to talk to her singers about where to find kick-ass Monologues. You can catch it here on iTunes, it's Episode #183.

You never know when you’re going to run into...

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