So, last month, I issued a challenge to readers of The Actors Voice to declare what it is that you can — and will — do, as we close out 2012! Your responses keep flowing in and I thank you for that. 🙂 This week’s declaration (and a thank you) comes from Alan Gates.
I attended your seminar in Dallas for SAG Foundation’s actor thing in February. I was really impressed with all your knowledge and insight. I have recently parted from a spaghetti throwing agent and I feel I’m standing at a crossroads, as I don’t have any good footage of my acting to land a good agent.
So I am trying to dedicate myself to getting back to the craft and reading and performing scripts for the love and progression to better my core as a actor (rather than to land a gig) and get back to the root of where the dream began to be genuinely inspired.
I enjoy your BonBlasts and have gained a lot of knowledge as I am sitting on set of One Heart as an extra (neighbor with a car), once again I find myself with some time to reflect on things.
But above all I just wanted to take the time to thank you for doing what you do.
Alan, thank you. My time in Dallas was amazing and I look forward to heading back your way! I’m thrilled that you’ve found a way to dig down and work toward getting footage and improving as an actor — and always finding the love in what you do — as you transition from one agent to another. Stay inspired! It’s so good for you! 🙂
Who’s next, y’all? Any more year-end declarations? I’d love to hear ’em! Let’s celebrate your ability to call out your goals and walk toward ’em. Yay!
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