The book: THE ACTOR’S AUDITIONS

  FATE or FAITH   The “Absence of Faith” is being a Dreamer without Action, Desire without Power. “Faith” is the power that drives Passion and unlike Passion or Talent, “Faith” can be given to you and because it Can be given, it also means it Can be taken away. Because “Passion” is Talent’s vehicle, Read More …

The book: THE ACTOR: “Living Between Two Worlds”

“OBEDIENCE & FEARLESS” CHAPTER ONE Only one will survive the “Poisonous Activity of Criticism.”   “Talent and Skill” are merely weapons, swords, they have no power, no force, they are not the engine that drives “Desire.” They are rooted in the soil of “Obedience,” “obey and be safe.” Training for the purpose of discovering Talent Read More …

NEGATIVE BONDING

  “NEGATIVE BONDING” There are two Latin words to describe, Male & Female. “Animus” (male) and “Anima” (female), a perfect balance of these is what “Nature” intends for all living things, of course for most humans, this is not possible and the “lack” of this “understanding” is what triggers, bias, prejudice, bigotry, racism, homophobia, separate Read More …

DOWN TIME

For the Actor, the more they work “Professionally” the deeper they submerge into the “Core” of the business and the “challenges” become “greater and more frequent.” So, the phrase, “growing as an actor” is NOT the right message. it is only our bodies that grow, it is the “Self” that “Expands,” in order to meet Read More …

The Actor’s World

The ACTOR’S WORLD: “I’ve tried to live my life so that my family would love me and my friends respect me. The others can do whatever the hell they please.” John Wayne   An Actor is an “Employer,” they employ an Actor, “Stars and working Actors” on the other hand have several employees to look Read More …

NEVER QUIT

Thoughts for the “New Year,” a year that’s either going to be “Intermission” or “Act Three.”   PROLOGUE   “SATISFIED,” a fancy word for “QUIT.”     …and the demise of your “True Nature,” who and what you were meant to be. If one does not have a silent hidden dream to be “more” than Read More …

EVERYTHING comes from NOTHING

” I have a ‘headache.’ Why do I have a ‘headache? Maybe if I take a pill, I won’t have a ‘headache.” (that’s ‘human’ thinking). “I have a ‘headache,’ thank ‘God’ I’m healthy enough to have a ‘headache.” (that’s ‘spiritual’ thinking). “My ‘body has a ‘headache,’ (that’s ‘Zen’).   “I have ‘nothing,’ why is it, Read More …

DEFINING GREATNESS

Want to Define “Greatness?” Here’s my thoughts:   Yesterday evening, in the snow and freezing cold, the underdog “Denver Broncos” beat the undefeated “New England Patriots,” and a “rookie understudy” quarterback beat the “best of the best” quarterbacks.   But what the thousands of fans will remember is, NOT the “rookie” on the sidelines “yelling Read More …