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Confidence – Three Basic Beginning Steps.

May 5, 2016

To further your career, you must step out and do appropriate auditions, summer programs, find new and safe places to practice your craft and perfect a new role. You will have the opportunity to work with unknown and new coaches, conductors, stage directors, and colleagues.  You will also have the opportunity to network, and build || Continue »

Branding – Who Are You?

December 1, 2015

Who are you? Have you ever thought about whether you are consistent in all of your relationships, including the one with yourself? A big part of growing into a young professional is knowing who you are from the inside out and presenting and representing that person all the time no matter the situation or relationship. || Continue »

Networking – Why Reinvent the Wheel?

November 1, 2015

I have learned though many years of experience, trial, error and failure, that the most important part of doing business, no matter what career you are pursuing, is being great at networking. That means creating and maintaining relationships, then following up, right? That is the sum of what it really is. Many emerging artists freak || Continue »

Networking – Why is it important and why do I need to know how to do it?

July 1, 2015

Whether you are involved in a summer program or not, networking is the most important part of growing a successful business and career. It often strikes fear and dread into the hearts of those who have no skills, tools or experience doing it. How does one get better at it? Here are some suggestions. First, || Continue »

Hidden Rules of the Professional World of Performance

April 1, 2015

How do you prepare to be “part of the process” when you are hired to do a role? It is just a job after all, not a popularity contest or a stage for a pity party when things go wrong. Going to do a job, means you are thoroughly prepared in every aspect of your || Continue »

Sexual Harassment and How To Handle It

July 1, 2013

Have you ever found yourself in a difficult situation of unwelcome or inappropriate sexual advances? This is a subject that is rarely talked about in our industry and I want to bring it out into the open so we can create a dialogue concerning this subject. Also, to let those to whom this has happened || Continue »

Personal vs. Professional Representation

June 1, 2012

How will you score by the end of the summer? Have you ever thought of the real importance of being able to represent and present your Personal Brand in all the many roles you play throughout your journey through the world each and every day? Why does this matter and what are your benefits if || Continue »

Negotiating Performance Fees

April 1, 2012

So, you have worked hard getting your “whole package” together, vocal technique – languages – acting skills – Personal Branding – business savvy. And you have been offered a performance opportunity that is appropriate for your current vocal and performance readiness. It is a job that gives you the opportunity to perform a role or || Continue »

Distractions – Distortions – Delete!

September 1, 2009

Ever think about why things are not happening in your world, relationships, career and life when others around you seem to be organizing and orchestrating their lives toward their goals? You too might have gone to all the workshops or summer programs and gotten the same information, gone home and thought about how to apply || Continue »

Relationships – The Backbone of Every Career

June 1, 2009

Without a doubt, the most important part of career building, no matter the venue, is creating and maintaining relationships. To be able to use this business tool effectively requires you to remain consistent and purpose driven. It means you have to represent your personal brand at all times, not just when you think you are || Continue »

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