As actors, you might have looked back at 2023 and realized that you didn't book as much work as you hoped, or at least not the kind of work you were aiming for.
In previous years, you might have tried taking more acting classes, committing more to the business side of acting: having conversations with your agent, putting hard work into your tapes, attending casting director workshops, or sending out emails with your marketing materials (headshots and reels). And yet, it might seem like nothing has changed for your career and booking ratio.
When you watch my training below you will discover that what's really happening here is that you're investing in all these external things (agents, casting directors, classes, books, etc.), but they won't work because you're missing the most important piece: YOU.
So, first and foremost, the work to be done is on YOU. Your whole instrument is a limitless self. Before you can take care of the business part of acting, you need to make sure that you have complete access to your instrument. If not, you'll only access a small part of yourself, which means you won't be present. Inevitably, they won't see you, and you won't get the type of jobs you want. You won't make an impact on the audience.
Your job as an actor is to embody a character and fight for their needs. However, first, you need to show up as the free, authentic, and full version of yourself, no matter what that looks like, and access the entire YOU: all your emotions, energy, impulses, etc. When you can do that, you can touch the audience and enhance their lives with your performance.
But, you've been conditioned not to feel. Since you were little, you were told not to be angry, sad, scared, or super loud. You've been told to shut up, sit down, listen, and do what you're told.
So, the work to be done is to undo that conditioning and restore your capacity to feel for yourself, instead of trying to please others and get external validation. Only then will you stop thinking about what the casting director wants, and will start asking yourself what YOU want, what your purpose as an artist is. And from that place, you can connect with the industry in a meaningful, purposeful, and artistic way.
After you watch the training, I'd love for you to join in the conversation happening in our private Facebook Group THE INSTINCTIVE ACTORS' SOCIETY. You can get answers for your specific situation directly from me and connect with THOUSANDS of like-minded actors across the globe, so we can move things forward faster together.
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