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An upside down world (baby blues)

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A baby arrives and just like that, my life is turned upside down. I’m awake when I should be asleep, sleeping when I would normally be happily awake. I fall asleep almost instantly if I’m horizontal, and I was already a good sleeper. Otto is my world now (well at least full time for the...

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In the interests of transparency

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In the interest of transparency ALWAYS with my clients, my readers, my friends, I would love to share a story. For most of this year, I’ve had “other jobs”. It’s frustrating as hell. But I’m with baby (yay), albeit in my belly, and it’s limiting the number of castings my agent can submit me for,...

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F&@% your phone…where did presence go!

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So far today I’ve walked past 3 people who nearly plowed into me because they had their heads down while they walked to look at their phones. And they weren’t even casually checking the direction they were walking in. They were 100% engrossed in their “phone business”. And as I walked off I wondered, what...

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An expectant acting mother

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Yes you guessed it…this B.A.B.E. writer and acting coach is having a wee baby! Crazy days ahead for me and baby daddy. And the lovely folk at Honest Actors were kind enough to invite me to talk more (honestly) about what this means for me. Have you been considering having a baby yourself? Are you...

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Spread your crap out ladies

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Yep, spread it out and don on your diva garments like the Hollywood wannabees you are. It’s one of my pet peeves and it happened again in a casting last week. I was waiting quietly for my turn to be called in, and had put my handbag underneath the seat and filled out the clipboard...

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How to go from Auditions to offer

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I’ve spoken about Emily Grace before. I have even done a webinar with her once which was a tonne of fun. And so I’m back to share her latest news because I really rate Emily. But firstly, the questions Emily wants you to answer are – Are you frustrated by the audition process? Do you...

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Have you ever been a reader for a Casting Director?

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When we spend our lives improving our craft, it’s important that we consider every aspect of what we do and where we can learn. Courses offer us insightful lessons into how to act, getting a team behind us help with the management of our business, and getting in the room helps us with booking jobs....

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I miss listening to the music on the headphones

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When I was a teenager (showing my delicate age here) I used to think it was cool to hang in HMV and independent music stores listening to cool tunes on those huge headphones they offered – the ones that are pretty much like voiceover headphones. I felt like the Queen of the castle every time...

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Some LA Hollywood magic in London & Century Private Members Club magic

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Get your Roadmap to Grow Your Acting Business With Top Hollywood and Local Industry Experts    If you are feeling stuck in your acting career…whether you are in the beginning stages and need an effective strategy forward, or a working actor but hit a wall and need a breakthrough, or have been working consistently and...

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Per Bristow is coming to town

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This is so exciting! Per in London…   I first heard about Per Bristow through a really great mate of mine in LA. And any friend of my buddy Darren’s is automatically a friend of mine. Then Per and I got talking and I got why they were buddies. So what’s so special about Per?...

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