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I’ve been reading a lot lately, that working actors/singers/performers (however you identify yourself) don’t wait around for the phone to ring – they create work. I’m a huge champion of this idea and seen how it works. So, I thought...
How it all began…in a distant land – not so long ago…. I was born in a forest…. OK, not quite! Yes, there were a lot of trees around me in Vancouver, but not a bush baby. My singing and...
Stuck We all feel ‘stuck’ in our marathon run of a career in the entertainment industry. So, let’s start there! 1st are you thinking you’re career is a sprint or a marathon? Sprint looks like: ‘everything should have happened yesterday.’...
What hasn’t changed.. We can use a lot of modern tools in the entertainment industry – Social Media, Self-tapes, emails, etc. – 1 thing hasn’t changed in this industry is about building relationships. It can feel impossible to figure out...
Self Taping Self Taping is, in my opinion, a must, if you want to work in Film or TV and aren’t a known actor. I know there is a lot of resistance to this, but in the US market, it’s...
Joys of living in the Northern Hemisphere February is a short month. Living in the northern hemisphere, it can seem like a month full of blues. Especially when the weather closes in and there is only Valentine’s Day to look...
So,… how does a Canadian opera singer/actor end up in a satirical comedy sketch show? But 1st…. A little known fact about me is I used to play football (soccer for my North American friends). My favourite position is what...
Despite the Nerves The ability as a performer to feel a closeness to your audience. How do you do that? There’s that famous song, ‘Killing me softly..’ This song strikes a chord in many of how well it can be...
Career: At the end of last year/begin of this, I asked you what you wanted me to write about. Thanks to several of you, you responded! 1 response was ‘I don’t see what I’m doing as a (insert your own...
Wildfire Women’s Festival In 4 weeks, I’ll be hosting a ‘Bravery to Sing’ Workshop. It will take place at the Wildfire Women’s Festival. It will be in Brighton on September 9th and 10th. My workshop will be Sunday at 12:30...