The ‘hurry up’ machine and the wavelength of a quality acting performance

May 23, 2016

The 'hurry up' machine got me to thinking about the wavelength of an actor's voice...


“If you can look into the seeds of time. And say which grain will grow and which will not…”

May 16, 2016

The care & feeding of passive-aggressive friends and family...


What I learned from talking with Steve McQueen

May 8, 2016

My encounters with acting icon Steve McQueen and the lessons about acting and branding I took away from talking with the screen legend.


What do you know that the audience doesn’t?‏

May 2, 2016

Talking about the two modes of an actor's performance.


It’s better to give than receive–Whatta you got?

April 25, 2016

Reward the audience for their kind attention; you are not there to deliver words like the pizza man delivers pizzas...


The art of saying no

April 18, 2016

When, why and how to say no is an important consideration for actors...


If it feels right, it’s probably wrong

April 11, 2016

Find out why a performance can feel right to you as an actor but look all wrong to the audience...


Who are your experts?

April 4, 2016

Every business endeavor should have a board of directors that can keep it on the path to success--who is on your board (and how to add some great names to your board)?


The exception to the rule is the rule in show business…

March 28, 2016

Why we should follow the example of Irving 'Swifty' Lazaar...


P.T. Barnum and the Lamborghini Miura–the show starts now!

March 21, 2016

Show business can't wait until someone calls "Action!"