Five for Fridays – Keeping Your Vibe Up

Five for Fridays – Keeping Your Vibe Up

Acting Pointers, Five For Friday Series
[video width="1280" height="720" mp4="https://theactorslab.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/02/FiveForFriday-Session-Five-720-1.mp4" poster="https://theactorslab.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/02/VideoPoster-5-4-Friday-Session4.png"][/video]   Surround yourself with positive people with a great outlook that make you feel successful when you are around them. Avoid spending time with the people that bitch and complain about how things aren’t working for them.  They are preaching a self-fulfilling prophesy.  Being around like-minded, positive people helps you keep your vibe up. Work on keeping your Vibe up every day. Go to the ‘gym of your positive attitude’.  Find a routine or ritual that you do daily that keeps you in the right frame of mind, whether journaling, affirmations, meditation, prayer, reading empowering books, etc. Find your artistic tribe. Find an acting studio to work out at, where they support and encourage you… and push you to your full potential.  Having an artistic…
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5 For Friday | 01•09•2021

5 For Friday | 01•09•2021

Five For Friday Series
[embed]https://youtu.be/XL2JuaBH8t0[/embed] 5 for Friday | 5 Tips for the Working Actor 1. The Thinking of Success - I have been an acting coach working with successful working actors for 31 years. One thing I know to be true is that successful actors have one thing in common. They believe themselves into being working actors and feel they deserve to be part of the entertainment industry. A belief system is cultivated by hard work. Find a consistent way to work on your personal belief system. Some tools to consider: Affirmations, journaling, hypnotherapy, consistent positive self-talk, visualization, reading empowering books and blogs, etc. Think of it as going to the gym for your mind and building strong self-worth. Consistently see yourself as a working actor. 2. Investment of Time and Money - Becoming…
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J. Todd Harris Will Be A Guest Speaker

J. Todd Harris Will Be A Guest Speaker

Acting Workshops, Guest Speaker Series
KRISTINA HADDAD: I am thrilled to announce that my friend and producer J. Todd Harris will be speaking to our class on Monday, December 7th at 7:00PM. Todd is one of the Executive Producers of the the Netflix show, the Trial of the Chicago 7. If you've yet to tune into this show, it quite brilliant, as is many other of Todd's incredible films (The Kids are Alright, Bottle Shock). Click to learn more about J. Todd Harris »
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United We Stand

United We Stand

Taking a Social Stand
The Actor’s Lab and our instructors stand with black, indigenous and people of color in advocating against police brutality and systematic racism. We understand that as members of the artistic community it’s imperative that we work to hold space for all voices and amplify those that have long been silenced, ignored and diminished.   Stand With Us! We are committed to listening, learning and reflecting on what we can do to be stronger partners and we pledge to stand against injustice in all its forms. It will take a tremendous amount of work at the individual, organizational, and societal levels and we want to be a part of that change. Black Lives Matter and we aspire to be a sounding board and means for artists to express the truths about…
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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: (more…)
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