Posts tagged your brand

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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Actors… Adjust Your Focus!

Hello you beautiful creatives! Today’s BonBlast comes with a visual. Be sure to marvel at my artistic prowess. First up, the typical actor POV. “I’m over here, smiling. I see that casting director over there….

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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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Help Me Choose My New Headshot

Oh hai! 🙂 I’m back from Toronto, back from New York, back from Chicago… what a month! Back at the beach, back to a packed coaching calendar (I missed y’all too, LA-based lovelies), and back…

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Remembering Your First

As I write this, it is two hours before a speaking engagement I have in Hollywood and I’m seated by the window in the 101 Coffee Shop. The first time I sat here (possibly in…

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The Work: Ep. 0925 — Brand Umbrella

Thank you for joining us for Episode 0925 of The Work. Download Here! Brand Umbrella: Your brand is the umbrella under which all the types you can play live. Bonnie Gillespie explains why seemingly opposite…

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Commercial vs. Theatrical Types

We were in the SMFA Retreat this weekend and one of the awesome actors in attendance asked, “Should I lean into my theatrical brand or this commercial look my agents want me to have?” Okay,…

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