Imagine having an app that could tell you what decision to make about anything. You could use it to submit for the right roles, decide which headshots are right for you, and even choose the right mixers to go to. It would save you a lot of time and frustration, I imagine. Clearly that kind of technology is not yet available and many of us will find it difficult to avoid trusting the wrong person at least once this week. Continue reading
On many commercial, film & TV sets, you’ll get to work with a special person designated to make you look appropriate on camera. It’s the wardrobe stylist. This person is not simply picking items off the rack that make you look good. This person is an expert in choosing clothing, shoe and accessory options for your character that fit the needs and goals of the production overall.
Before you arrive on set (again), here’s a friendly reminder from Houston-based stylist Rebecca Stacey on some things for actors to avoid unless they wish to face the wrath of the expert in charge of wardrobe. I really like her straight talk here. She doesn’t sugarcoat it one bit. Continue reading