Posts tagged survival jobs

Actor Getting His Mind Right

I have just started reading, straight through, Self-Management for Actors. While there is a lot of great information in there, the one part that really stuck out to me in the first section, about mindset,…

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Thrival Jobs

Settle in for a long one, folks. Remember a couple of weeks back when Robert Keniston wrote in to ask for tips on balancing the need for a survival job with the nearly required networking…

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Feedback on Stand-In Work

You might recall this great question about stand-in work from a Your Turn that ran in August. People tell me all the time that I look like [a particular name actor]. Enough to where I…

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Stand-In Work

Can you stand a silly question? (Oh, PLEASE don’t make fun of me. I have nightmare visions of you now quoting me in one of your Actors Voice columns with the precursor, “Here’s a stupid…

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Feedback on Actor Survival Jobs

I’ve received a lot of email about the Survival Jobs piece. This week’s Your Turn is a collection of thanks, advice, and perspective contributed by readers, followed by one last question. Enjoy! First email: I…

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Survival Jobs

Last week’s Your Turn on survival jobs (and when to accept that juicy offer for a permanent position from your temp gig) generated a lot of email. To refresh your memory, a reader from New…

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