As an actor, you might assume you live in your right brain. It’s true that actors, like other artists, are often right-brain thinkers but that doesn’t mean you solely rely on creativity to create success for yourself. In fact, effective decision-making as an actor demands a lot of left-brain thinking. Let’s take a look at how that works.
One of the most common complaints I hear from actors is about agents not doing enough to represent them. They say they’re not getting enough auditions or not booking enough jobs. The first instinct is to question the integrity and value of the agent. They ask which agents are “better” and that pretty much ends the analysis of the situation. It’s terribly premature to stop the process there. Continue reading