Monthly Archives: March 2012

JUST DO IT—-GET CREATIVE AND START TO WORK

I had a computer for months before I actually turned it on and started using it. My copy of Final Cut Pro is still in the box. It took me many years to join a Theatre company and start Treading the Boards. I owned a Canon 7D for a few weeks before I pushed the […]

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THE GIRL SCOUTS GAVE ME MORE THAN COOKIES

Earlier this week it was my pleasure to be the speaker at my daughter’s Brownie meeting.  They were working toward their play pretend Merit badge.  My job was to come in and talk about what I do for a living which happens to by very similar to play pretend … create reality in pretend situations. […]

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MINING FOR CREATIVE GOLD AND OPPORTUNITY

My next video for MASTER TALENT TEACHERS will be about Creative Consortiums.  If you haven’t had a chance to see my first two videos in the series about creating and crafting your career here they are THE ACTOR’S BLUEPRINT and AVOIDING THE STARVING ACTOR CLICHE’ building a life to support your art.  Please take a […]

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INSPIRATION + PERSPIRATION = SUCCESS

What inspires you?  What motivates you?  What spurns you in to action? Recently my brother turned me on to a documentary film that changed my life.  FAT SICK AND NEARLY DEAD is an amazing tale of two men and others who when faced with a life threatening way of life took on the challenge and […]

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INSIDE OUT OR OUTSIDE IN WHERE DOES IT COME FROM

I had one of those “light bulb” moments while teaching last week.  An epiphany that hit me right in the middle of directing a student through some unforgiving commercial copy.  It was one of those moments where everything seemed to slow down and a piece of lightning bolt clarity struck me right between the eyes.  He […]

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