Tag Archives: acting

Acting: It’s As Easy As Falling Off A Cliff In $2000 Shoes!

April 24, 2023


I managed to find the tiny gravel fire-road in the middle of the woods where we were going to be filming the first shots for a commercial I’d been cast in. How the location scouts had found these roads to begin with, I had no idea. I drove down and found the crew setting up. […]

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Banking On Hitting My Marks

October 15, 2013


Shot a commercial the other day in which I played the dramatic and exciting role of “man whose life is ridiculously cool and happy because he has mobile banking.”  All in all, the shoot went fine.  They say that 75% of acting is being able to hit your marks, and I think I hit all […]

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Quiet Concern On The Set, Please! (pt. 2)

June 6, 2013


**This is a continuation of the story that begins here.  I’d highly recommend reading that first to be caught up. It won’t take that long, I promise. So… The lead actress and the director arrived at last.  She wasn’t really speaking because she’d lost her voice that morning and was going to have to croak, […]

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Quiet Concern On The Set, Please!

June 4, 2013


Putting together any kind of creative performance – dance, a play, shooting a film – requires such delusional, quixotic optimism, that when I got a call this Saturday asking if I was available to play a part in a scene for a web series on Sunday, and the associate producer said: I knew there was […]

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Post Sneak Peek Stress Disorder

August 7, 2012


The Sneak Peek Week is over.  All in all I think it went well…ish… I have no idea how much money the theater raised.  People seemed to have a good time.  I’m a nervous wreck, though. (Insert pause where I don’t say anything else for a moment, until you sigh, roll your eyes and ask, […]

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Please Enjoy This Next Scene… But No Peeking!!

August 4, 2012


Every August, one of the theaters here does Sneak Peek Week to preview the upcoming season.  It’s a bit of a misnomer, because you really don’t have to sneak in and hide behind the seats or anything, you can just watch.  “Peek” is closer, but that suggests you have to watch through a window or […]

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