- Jo Kelly
Are You Being Clear On What Your Priorities As An Actor Are?
As actors you might want to work a lot and be successful. Therefore, at the beginning of the year, you may be thinking of all the things you need to do in order to get there: renew your reel and headshots, get a new agent, connect with casting directors, take self-tape classes or on-camera workshops, etc. Later on, you may realize that you’re stuck in a to-do list that gives you zero results and that drains you out. .
The reason why you feel burned out is because you’re talking the whole situation upside down.
There's a hierarchy between be, do and have. And if your goal for this year is to have a lot of work, you may end up having an enormous list of things to do that aim at a result in the future. When you do this, you’re skipping yourself.
When you watch my training below you will discover that the work to do is to sit with yourself and pay attention to the “be, do and have” hierarchy, which starts with taking care of your being, of what makes you feel 100% free, purposeful and present. Once you’ve done this work, then, you’re able to feel everything; be truthful; and show up for your headshot sessions, reel, agent meetings and auditions as the free and full version of yourself. Inevitably, you’ll feel fulfilled because you will be you. And you will impact casting directors and move your audience. However, if you’re not completely present, truthful and free; the way you show up for those dues will be forced and fake. It will not work because people will not be able to see you so they cannot connect with you.
Therefore, since what you are selling as an actor is your capacity to be fully alive in your unique way, “BE” needs to be your priority. Then, you can “DO” all those things that will help you move the needle and “HAVING” those results will be just a consequence of you being free, purposeful, present and complete. This doesn’t mean you need to behave like others, please them or learn any new techniques. It means that whatever you feel is perfect. Don’t try to change it. If you’re not gonna spend any time on BEING you, you have nothing to do with those actions and you can’t expect to have the results that you want.
Watch the training below to hear all my thoughts on this topic.
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