The 2017 Artist Weekend

The 2017 Artist Weekend

Acting Workshops
The Actor’s Lab, Artist Weekend … Renew, Reinvent, Reconnect August 4th-6th, 2017 Set in a rustic retreat in North Carolina's Blue Ridge Mountains, 24 artists from all walks of life will gather together to focus on their “life vision.” The Artist Weekend is a 3-day, action-oriented retreat designed to empower the artist in us all. Participants include actors, writers, directors, dancers, choreographers, producers – as well as other performance and visual artists. Renowned acting coach, J.D. Lewis will lead participants through an agenda of self-discovery which will include writing exercises, fun and interactive games, group discussion and goal setting. The Artist Weekend was established 15 years ago in the mountains above Los Angeles. Over the years, the weekend has been fine-tuned into one of the most dynamic weekends of self-exploration…
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Twelve Rules for the Working Actor

Twelve Rules for the Working Actor

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Developing your craft and orchestrating a successful acting career is an on-going and ever-changing venture. It requires great focus and determination. There are some rules that appear to never change and can help on the way to that success. I’ve made note of a few key points that the working actor should really take into consideration: Work on your Sense of Personal Power and Self-Worth Confidence as an artist is paramount. Having a sense of Self assures the casting director and director that you have the wherewithal to do the job. Knowing who you are will be the key to career longevity and self- preservation in this business. Define your ‘Castability’ Be honest with yourself about the roles you are capable of booking. Marketing yourself correctly is essential. Knowing your niche…
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