I have to admit, I was floored
And she likes to call with good news.
But it’s been OVER A YEAR since I booked anything,
– I know I look tired these days, my eyes have these bags
– I’m less fit as I used to be (eating ice cream like er’y night!)
“You booked it!”
I said “[company name]?”
She said “YES! NATIONAL, maybe a print component, cable, etc”
It was only then that I allowed myself to be happy.
(Do you know what I mean?)
It was only then that I allowed my face to indicate to my wife that it was good news.
Before that moment, I didn’t want to disappoint her AGAIN.
I had stopped telling her when I thought I did a good job at the callback.
And even though I know it’s a numbers game,
And even though I know that I have a great callback ratio
It just so happens that THIS TIME…
They wanted a guy who was a little older.
They wanted a guy who looks a little tired
They wanted a guy who was a little less fit
They wanted a guy whose hairline was receding and had a shiny bald spot.
They might use more types more often, but if you keep
You have to play the RIGHT numbers.
I have been playing the commercial numbers for years.
and I have booked dozens of commercials, and made hundreds of thousands
then I have to start playing the TV numbers.
I have to start playing the TV AUDITION numbers, which right now
So- two things:
1- If you stick in there and play the numbers, you can win.
2- It’s easier to play the numbers without a day job,
Everyone knows that the acting business is tough, and most people quit before they ever make any real money. These 5 pictures may make you feel better, and there’s even one guy’s solution to how he beat the system:
But it doesn’t have to be like that-
I watched a video that taught me how to make money without ever needing a job
It also taught me how to treat my acting career as a
Business, and since then I have gone full-time.
Since I was free from working a job, I met agents,
casting directors, and started going on auditions
What would YOU do with your acting career if you
didn’t have to work a day job?
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I have several friends who are the hippiest of the hippies, and I love you all.
I have been having several conversations with you lately, being as patient and understanding as I can because you’re the good people.
The ones who want to bring the world better.
You want the world to do better and to be better.
And I have been keeping a lot of my truth from you in order to best see things from your perspective.
So this letter is to bring you my perspective; or at least, a different perspective.
Many people know that Hitler was a failed painter, but what you may have missed is that he was also a commercial actor!
This is a hilarious take on the “Hitler finds out” meme, especially for actors.
But AFTER the video, read the article about success and happiness- pretty fascinating.
ATTENTION: Neuroscience Research From Stanford Reveals The “Brain Elevation” Technique To Manifest Lasting Success in 4 Simple Steps…
If lately you’ve been struggling to achieve your goals and manifest your desires…
Then you have GOT to see this new neuroscience study from Stanford University.
It revealed why success comes so easily to some people… while others slave away their whole lives without results. And it’s uncovered the secret “Brain Elevation…
I am posting about the FREE PROMO for “The YouTube Money Machine- How To Make Mony With Online Videos” that is happening on Amazon today:
The book details super-simple beginner-friendly ways for you to make money online with YouTube videos, and to get started with a home business.
I currently use YouTube videos for traffic, but I also use outside videos for actual cash-creating, like this one:
Anyway, share this post, and go get your FREE COPY before the promo ends!
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“Ashes to Ashes, Dust to Side Chicks…” Let’s face it, Beyonce is NOT to be f*cked with, middle fingers and all:
This video makes me think that maybe she shouldda seen this video about the “Dirty Secret Phrase” to keep her man, so “Becky With The Good Hair” didn’t get her chance…
Can You “Cheat-Proof” Your Relationship?
Is there a way to prevent a guy from straying? How can you learn to trust again after being betrayed? Listen as Felicity gives advice in this Q&A about trust and infidelity.
Q: “Hi Felicity – I need some advice. I am in a great relationship, we’ve been going strong for about six months now. I am happy and in love, and he seems just as content.
But the problem is my last boyfriend was a cheater. When I discovered his betrayal, I was devastated. I even swore off love forever. Of course, I eventually got tired of being single, and I met a really great guy through mutual friends.
My new guy is very different, and I love him very much, but I’m terrified he’s going to cheat on me, too. Is there anything I can do to make sure he won’t stray from me and our relationship?”
A: Well, short of locking him in a shed and hiding the key (which I do NOT recommend btw), the harsh answer is no, there isn’t anything you can do to “make sure” he won’t stray.
I can tell you the quickest way to push him away (and possibly encourage him TO stray) is to constantly worry about him cheating.
If you do that, your constant anxiety will come across in your communication, and it will feel like you are saying “I don’t trust you” to him.
After a while, this will be downright toxic to your relationship. He may even begin to feel like you are accusing him of cheating, feeling guilty when you are innocent builds resentment.
I remember when I was a kid and my mom didn’t trust me to not get into the Halloween candy she’d bought in early October. So she hid it (not very well). And she kept tabs on me, and she questioned me, and watched me… You see where I’m going, right?
Finally I figured that since I was being punished for it, I might as well do it. I climbed up to the place she hid it in the hall closet and snatched a big handful.
Obviously cheating is a lot more serious than sneaking a few fun-size chocolate bars…but the result could end up the same. I’m not saying he’s going to run out and cheat. But if he feels like he’s already paying the price for a crime he didn’t commit…well…
It sounds to me like you have some processing to do from your last relationship. A therapist or counselor can be a great option to help you work through your feelings of betrayal from the past. There are also tons of great books out there that can walk you through the steps of healing and learning to trust again.
And give your new boyfriend the benefit of the doubt. If he gives you no reasons to be distrustful, then for the sake of your relationship, you’ve got to knock it off with your worrying.
Here is the tough reality when it comes to love and cheating: on some level, you have to understand that it is possible you could get cheated on again.
And it will suck big time if it happens. But the good news is you will survive. You made it through before and have even been able to fall in love again.
Now, for some super fun ways to bolster both your emotional and physical connection…it sounds to me like taking a proactive approach to deepening your intimacy is one remedy for your anxiety.
When both partners are feeling really connected to one another the chances of any wandering eyes go way way down. And when you are having a blast in the bedroom, you are focused on each other more than the idea of extra-curriculars.
You may have seen the emails from Mike Fiore about the new program I put together.
In it you will find over 30 techniques specifically designed to not only give you both an awesomely fun sex life, but ways to deepen the emotional intimacy component of your relationship, too.
You can check it out BY GOING TO THIS LINK HERE
Love, Felicity Keith
I am one of those people who is constantly looking to not only do things better, but actually BE better too.
I take courses, and read books galore, and each piece adds to the great tapestry.
That’s why I am super excited about this new FREE MASTER COURSE from William Wood, who is a world-renowned performance coach.
He’s doing a FREE SEVEN-HOUR Master session to help people get the best from themselves and to coach others to do the same.
I don’t know if there will be a replay, but you can CLICK HERE TO SIGN UP for the event.
Everyone knows that the acting business is tough, and most people quit before they ever make any real money. It’s like we’re all racing to make money before we have to get “real” jobs and give up.
So what do we ALL do?
- Waiting tables
- Walking Dogs
- Watching Babies
- Personal Training
- Uber, Temping, Substitute Teaching, etc, etc, etc
If “Every Actor” does these,
and 98% of people Quit Acting,
Then These MUST be wrong
Instead, I found a SHORTCUT TO $3,600 per Month:
I read a book that changed the way I thought about making money in general, but it also taught me a TON about acting, and the business of getting acting gigs.
Not the “career” of acting, but the BUSINESS.
In the book, he talks about how to build your acting business without a day job.
In other words, there are NO jobs that are good for actors,
and instead to make money WITHOUT a job at all.
It was new information to me because I was taught to keep getting “better” as an actor, and I’d be “discovered” if I kept doing free shows and working some “survival job” at night.
But that advice came from TEACHERS who were NOT professional actors.
They had day jobs.
If they had been professionals, they would teach something different, like how to actually GET WORK instead of just more and more “craft”.
So, when you think about what kind of “jobs” are good for actors, I learned that NO job is good because you have to trade your time for it.
So I recommend you CLICK HERE RIGHT NOW AND WATCH THE VIDEO let it actually CHANGE what you think you know!
Oh- and buy the platinum course!
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Because you’re not a douche, you want to help other actors too.
P.S.- There will be doubters and skeptical wanna-bes who will comment without even reading this post, or reading the book. They are failures. Choose who you listen to wisely.
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The NY Scene Showcase casting call for actors is OPEN. See details below.
**SUBMIT HERE: actorscall.com/f983d**
As part of its ongoing commitment to diversity, NBCUniversal will produce a live performance Scene Showcase in June in Los Angeles, and September in New York City. The showcase intends to feature actors, writers and directors of diverse backgrounds, including LGBTQ actors and Performers with Disabilities. The one-day live theatrical showcase is performed for executives, producers, casting directors, and other industry professionals.
**The NY Scene Showcase casting call for actors is OPEN. See details below.**
**The LA Scene Showcase casting call for actors is CLOSED**
**2016 Scene Showcase scene submissions from writers are CLOSED**
Stage One: Script Selection (Writers)
Once a year, we put out an open call for scripts to be performed live in front of an audience.
We accept two types of scripts: comedy scenes and dramatic monologues.
COMEDY SCENE REQUIREMENTS:
- There should be no more than two actors in the scene (and no less).
- The scene should be five minutes long (4-6 pages, standard script format).
- The piece should be stand-alone; it shouldn’t feel like an excerpt from a longer piece, and should have a clear beginning, middle, and end.
- Given that these scenes are meant to be performed on a stage in front of a live audience, special effects should be kept to a minimum.
DRAMATIC MONOLOGUE REQUIREMENTS:
- As it is a monologue, it should be written for ONE actor.
- The monologue should be 1-2 minutes long.
- The piece should be able to stand alone.
Stage Two: Casting (Actors)
**The NY Scene Showcase casting call is OPEN.**
Actors should prepare a self-taped audition, reading part of one of our selected scenes. Instructions to submit are below:
SEEKING: [ETHNICALLY DIVERSE & MULTI-CULTURAL MEN & WOMEN] can portray 18 – 55 yrs old, specifically actors with strong comedic ability and timing. Submit All Ethnicities. MUST BE LOCAL NY RESIDENT ONLY & AVAILABLE FOR MANDATORY AUG & SEPT REHEARSALS
DEADLINE: MAY 30, 2016 at 6pm ET
This is a REQUEST TO SELF TAPE your Audition. Sides available at Sides Express and Showfax under NY PLAYS as: ‘NBC SCENE SHOWCASE 2016’ SIDES CODE: N3263
Review ALL ten (10) scene options provided, then Choose & Prepare ONLY one (1) of the roles.
**SUBMIT HERE: actorscall.com/f983d**
NOTE: Any gender, age or relationship can be modified for audition purposes, to suit you, as long as the humor is still maintained. i.e.: If the scene is currently written as a male character, you can choose to portray it as a female. If written as a husband, you can portray it as a wife, straight to gay, 20s to 50s, etc.
Please note: Registration on actorsaccess.com is free, but Actors Access charges $3 to upload a video.
Stage Three: Rehearsals (Directors & Actors)
Once we cast actors, we will hire directors. They are typically selected from our pool of directors from the NBCUniversal Emerging Director Programfinalists and award-winning NBCUniversal Short Film Festival directors.
Stage Four: Showcase
A live theatrical showcase will take place once in Los Angeles, and once in New York. These two showcases have separate casts and directors.
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