One of my favorite things about working with actors and other creatives is helping ’em get down with one of my favorite things to do: Answer the prompt, “So… tell me about yourself!”
Seriously, I could field this one all day! I am so incredibly practiced at answering questions about me and how I fit into the world of ANYTHING that’s on the table at the moment that it’s a breeze to play with this bit of Brandprov.
Pay attention to what I just said.
This is — like most ninja skills — something *anyone* can learn to do. It doesn’t take a natural inclination to sparkle while speaking extemporaneously! While that certainly doesn’t HURT, it’s simply not required!
You’ve just gotta START… wherever you are. [Bonnie Gillespie’s BRANDPROV for Actors]
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If you wanna warm up using some Brandprov prompts (beginner *and* advanced), hop over to my SMFA Hot Sheets to grab your free downloads, fire up your camera, then GET TO IT!
This is a totally free workout and there is ZERO excuse for you to *ever* feel ill-prepared for being asked to talk about how you fit into the world of a talent agency, a management firm, a TV series, or any other showbiz world!
You’re arming others with the exact words to use about you by what you choose to put out there about yourself. (Tweet it.)
Once you feel like you’ve gotten a sense of how to drop breadcrumbs down the path for how we’re meant to cast you next — something you do with every single thing you say to buyers — don’t let yourself get rusty! Pick up your camera and do this workout again. And again. And yet again at every tier!
You are your full-time brand manager and we only know how you fit in thanks to the work YOU do to let us know. 🙂
Ready? Let’s GO!
Can’t wait to jam with you about YOUR Brandprov work in the comments below, gorgeous!