10 rules of acting

10 rules of acting

There are lots of actors who jump into the industry all guns a blazing wanting work straight away, there are those actors who are more methodical in their approach to finding success and there are others who dip their toe in to get a feel. No matter which type of actor you are there are…

Two deadly things that sabotage performances

Two deadly things that sabotage performances

Think about what your performances are doing to you and your audiences… I’m asking because if your performances aren’t MOVING you both there’s a good chance they’re stalling your progression. Many actors are chewed up and spat out by the two deadly things that sabotage performances, but before I share with you what they are, let’s take a look…

How to immerse into the role the healthy way

How to immerse into the role the healthy way

Many actors struggle with connecting 110% to the character, there’s always some niggle in the back of their mind that they’d not quite captured the essence of the character, that they’ve missed something, but aren’t sure what or that the character is so different from them it’s impossible to connect at all. If you’ve ever…

How to avoid hammy acting

How to avoid hammy acting

I wanna help you learn how to avoid hammy acting because it’s something that many actors slip into when they’re not sure how to connect to a character, or they don’t have a technique to carry them through a scene authentically but they really wanna be believable. Hammy acting limits the progression of actors and makes the…

How to gain momentum in your acting career

How to gain momentum in your acting career

There are two things many actors do with their acting dreams – one is consistently applying for roles and the other is nothing. I’ll share a short story with you on the nothing later. Consistently applying for roles is great action to take, however there’s still no guarantee that your acting career will pick up speed.…

How to be a phenomenal actor

How to be a phenomenal actor

In a saturated industry, where let’s face it, there will always be more actors than jobs, being average just won’t cut it and being bitter or resentful about the unfairness of the industry will only stall you. So what is an aspiring actor to do? I’ll talk you through how to be a phenomenal actor…

10 reasons you didn't land the role

10 reasons you didn’t land the role

You come out of the audition feeling GOOD; you prepared well, arrived early, was pleasant to everyone in the room and feel you gave it your best shot. You try and forget about the audition because you don’t want to get your hopes up (this has happened before), but there’s a little part of you secretly…

How to land roles without an agent

How to land roles without an agent

One question I am asked more than any other is ‘how can actors get more work?’. I want to share some practical tips to help you learn how to land roles without an agent (these tips are just as useful even if you have an agent). My tips are not about becoming famous, they are…

How to avoid predictable performances

How to avoid predictable performances

Predictable performances can be damaging to the career of aspiring actors, that’s not to say there aren’t actors who are regularly working who never give predictable performances, but assuming you’re wanting a career that is varied, offers challenges, inspires others and has longevity – knowing how to avoid predictable performances is going to help you hugely. The…