On screen, there are many “strong women” who inspire us. I have felt real pleasure and admiration seeing a woman character take action against an evil force, for example – Sigourney Weaver in “Aliens” and Helen Mirren in “Prime Suspect” to mention just a couple of “classics.” And Geena Davis as the President is at […]
How does the fear of rejection impact your life as an actor or other artist? “She is desperate to be an actress. “I’ll send her to theater camp and the best acting classes, but there’s no way I’m going to put this kid in the movies, because of the rejection. “It’s so hard as an […]
Creating may often include anxiety and other sorts of fear. We need to develop courage and learn how to deal with these feelings to be more fully creative.
“Art work is ordinary work, but it takes courage to embrace that work.”
That is a qu…
How can choosing to push ourselves beyond what is ‘safe’ and comfortable help us be more creative? The photo caption is “Do whatever it takes.” by Chase Jarvis, from the Facebook site of the online education platform he founded: CreativeLive. Deborah Ann Woll is such a compelling and dynamic actor in the series “True Blood” […]
Even people with exceptional creative talents and accomplishments can feel insecure.
Meryl Streep, for example, has said, “I have varying degrees of confidence and self-loathing…You can have a perfectly horrible day where you doubt your talent… …