Support for actors can come from many sources. It can be from family, friends, or fellow actors.
Support can come in many ways. It can be help finding a headshot photographer, getting advice for submitting to agents, or receiving the offer of a ride to an audition.
You will encounter many people who offer some kind of support for you. Most of it will be conditional. Here’s an example: “I’ll like your Facebook page if you like mine back.”
If. That’s the pivotal word. If you scratch my back, I’ll scratch yours.
Mutually beneficial relationships are an asset. Everybody wins, in some way. Yet they need not be the only place we draw support as actors.
So where does unconditional support come from and what does it look like? Continue reading