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Where’s Home???

2014-10-22T01:44:12-07:00

What is it to have a home? Well, a big house in The Hollywood Hills, some might say. Or a little house somewhere quiet. And that’s fine, different strokes for different folks.  But what is it to have a creative home? Does that matter too? To me it does. And here’s why. As artists we always feel different, apart, and consequently alone. The only time we feel true kinship is when we’re part of a company of actors, either doing a play, a movie, or TV show. But when these projects come to an end, and they all do, all of [...]

Where’s Home??? 2014-10-22T01:44:12-07:00

NO PRESSURE – NO DIAMONDS, or “What are you acting for?”

2014-07-18T19:01:04-07:00

I saw that on a tee shirt at the airport today, the no pressure no diamonds part. Sounded clever so I wrote it down. The double entendre is fairly clear; diamonds are forged under immense pressure, creating a substance so brilliant and rare that a company in Holland (DeBeers) decided they would sell diamonds to the world for lots of money. People paid up and they still do. The other side of the double entendre is that in our acting lives, whether in Los Angeles acting classes or in the professional acting world, there is also pressure of all sorts. That [...]

NO PRESSURE – NO DIAMONDS, or “What are you acting for?” 2014-07-18T19:01:04-07:00