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Stuck indoors for an indefinite period of time (a look at this time)

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This lockdown has been life changing. For so many of us, we never expected we would ever see this in our lifetimes. For a select few, they’ve been saying this is coming for a very long time (just catch a few TED talks and they’ll tell you – references at the bottom). Sadly it is...

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It’s a pandemic – how do parents stay tapped into acting? (and actors generally)

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I’ve been finding this lockdown is all sorts of crazy for acting parents. There’s a plethora of free content available, including casting director one-to-ones and free talks, and yet it’s nearly impossible to tap into any of them! Why? Because you have one or more squealing children in tow following your every move around your...

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Epic failings of the mummy actor variety

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I think it’s always important as an actor, and more importantly as a mentor, to be completely transparent. And today I want to chat about epic fails. Epic fails of the life and baby and acting variety. I have been struggling to keep up. I always considered myself a doer, rather than a gonna, but...

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Our plastic and paper free family (attempts)

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I said to a mate the other day that I’ve become “that girl”; the one I would meet when in my twenties and scoff at because she insisted she was a healthy hippy who didn’t eat much meat, rarely wore deodorant (I do draw the line at that one), took her healthy homemade lunch out...

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Ways to Stay on the Right Side of a Casting Director

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Over the years I’ve genuinely heard and been asked the funniest things from actors about Casting Directors… Like ‘Is it okay to be in touch with a Casting Director to offer to take them out, after only booking one job?’, or ‘Could I call a Casting Director and ask them to vouch for me when...

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Why you need to get into voiceover now!

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Ever a fan of encouraging guest posts here on B.A.BE., this one is a special one. Not only is Paul McLaughlin an established voiceover artist and actor in his own right, but he’s also gone on to build a fantastic business coaching voice artists, and generating content. He’s provided us with numerous tips over the...

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Give me a T….Give me a T O D D L E R!

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Oh yeah….it’s toddler time and it is not pleasant. And I’ve already been warned that “threenagers” are even harder. But I really am not sure if he could get much worse than now.. Here’s an example of my exceptional parenting on the weekend – yes, this is the middle of a quick shop to get...

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Your G-spot

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The wonderful G-spot. And I’m not talking about that sexy little passtime better left for reading about in Mills and Boons books or that amazing podcast The Hotbed Collective (seriously people this podocast is genius). I’m actually talking about spotting your Acting Goals (oh that G-spot!!). Spotting your main goals and then systematically working on...

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A message from my pre-mummy self

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Since becoming a mum, so many things have become clear that I had no idea about before. There’s a love I know that is fierce and fast. There is frustration I know that is quick and crazy. There is serenity that I know, only when they’re asleep. And there is a dependence that I know,...

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Angela has coached me for four months now and she has really accelerated my success in an efficient, motivating and inspiring way. Her tools, wisdom and unique perspective on the industry have enabled me to book more work, sign with an excellent agent and be a more happy and excited actor! I am so grateful for Angela’s sessions and support and truly believe that with the tools she is giving me, I can achieve anything.

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