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Your Actor Logline

One of the coolest moves I’ve ever seen comes from an actor who’d been training in Self-Management for Actors with us… who then got an audition from us… after submitting on a breakdown in which…

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Culture Shock

I remember the first time I went to Spain. I had just turned 18 and I flew from Atlanta to Frankfurt to change airlines and get to Madrid for my vacation. I had taken three…

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Actors Asking for Feedback

Hello from New York, you beautiful people! My five-week world tour is underway and I mean it when I say *world* tour, y’all. For two solid weeks I’ll be totally off the grid! But first……

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Daily Self-Tape

Hello from Atlanta! I’m writing from our suite at the end of a phenomenal trip back to my hometown — yes, I actually let the hubs come with me this time. 😉 My last bit…

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You’re Not a Commercial Type

Saturday was our day-long intensive called the SMFA Retreat here at the beach in Santa Monica. (I don’t mean to play favorites, but holy shitballs what a spectacular group of creatives gathered to bring more…

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Five Kinds of Buyers

Hello and happy BonBlast day! 🙂 Hope you’re thriving as always. Today we’re gonna chat about five kinds of buyers. We all have them. These are your casting directors, agents and managers, producers, directors, writers,…

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Don’t Come to Me for Advice

Just kidding. Actually, I’m not. I find advice is overrated. It’s a sure way to learn someone else’s limitations for the situation YOU are facing. Someone without your resources, without your wit, without your smarts,…

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