Posts tagged your brand

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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Passport Credits

I spend a lot of time working with creatives on their brands. Wait wait wait! Before you zone out and your eyes glaze over and you think, “Ugh, not again on this BRANDING thing!” bear…

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