Zooey Deschanel has commented about being unique: “I don’t think I’m very much like anyone else, really. I’m sure there are aspects of other actors that I share, but I don’t see anybody else and go, ‘Damn, they stole my thing.’ I’m me, and I like that there are people who have an appreciation for […]
Jenna Gavigan had a role in the William Inge play “Come Back, Little Sheba” as the “vixen” Marie. (At the time, Gavigan was on academic leave from Columbia University to pursue acting. She later graduated with a B.A. in Creative Writing.) A newspaper interview [Shedding the wings, by Amy Kaufman, Los Angeles Times, July 9, […]
Do you express yourself creatively – or in other ways – as fully and authentically as you want? If you’re like most of us, the answer is No. For one thing, our inner dialogue can be less than helpful or encouraging.
Monica Raymund trained four years at the Juilliard School of drama, and performed at the Broadway Theatre Project in Tampa, before winning her role on the drama series “Lie to Me” as an expert in nonverbal communication. “I just really didn’t think I was any good on TV,” she said, despite a short resume that […]
Mainstream film/tv studios are considered a “boys club” with good reason: they often make story and casting decisions based on male – especially adolescent male – values, eg fast action, violence, t&a. Casting may too often exclude and limit actors with talent who don’t fit in the preferred categories. Emily Ratajkowski gained attention for dancing […]