Exercises to Create a Compelling Character

Creating a compelling character is one of the most important aspects of acting. Without a strong and believable character, it will be very difficult to engage an audience. So how do you create a truly compelling character? With exercises!  In this blog post, we’ll share some essential exercises that will help you create a fully […]

6 Acting Audition Tips to Help You Land the Role

Auditioning for an acting role can be a nerve-wracking experience. However, there are some things you can do to help make the audition process go more smoothly and increase your chances of landing the role. Here are 6 tips to follow when auditioning for an acting role. Do Your Research on the Role You’re Auditioning […]

An Actor’s Guide to Cold Reading

If you’re an aspiring actor, then mastering the art of cold reading is a must. Not only is it a valuable skill to have in your acting toolkit, but it’s also something auditioners look for when casting. Cold reading can be intimidating at first, but with enough practice and guidance, you’ll be able to create […]

4 Tips to Radically Improve Your Headshots

Auditioning has significantly evolved in the past few decades and years. The arrival of casting directors on the scene has made the entire process much smoother, faster, and streamlined. While video reels remain a popular form of auditioning for most established as well as up-and-coming actors, headshots haven’t lost their charm too. Even today, you […]

5 Tips for Making the Perfect Self-Tape Audition

Every actor must master their auditioning skills to be successful in the business. A strong audition tape can often make or break your career.  Earlier (before the pandemic had hit us), these auditions would mostly take place in person, against the backdrop of casting agents and screenwriters. However, during the pandemic, production houses resorted to […]


Let’s take a step back for a moment: what kind of work do you want to create? For me, it was about delivering Oscar-worthy moments in every performance, because those are the moments that stay with an audience. So, what does it mean to be Oscar-worthy? Well, I actually did a poll in every one […]


Before we dig into the human energy centers, I want to pivot for a moment. A common phrase I would like to introduce here is “the body is your instrument”. But what does that even mean? Well, this is actually something I completely believe in now, but also used to question before this method was […]


Energy, in physics, is defined as “the capacity for doing work”. It may exist in potential, kinetic, thermal, electrical, chemical, or nuclear form, or in a range of other forms. There are, moreover, heat and work (i.e., “energy in the process of transfer from one body to another” [Brittanica.com]). I may be getting all scientific […]


As actors, we have so much at our disposal to work with: we have our body, voice, memories, life experiences, imagination, and breath. I am so pumped for you to experience what The Chakra Approach® will do for your craft! For me and so many of my students, the results and what I/they had been […]


Think of how good it will feel to have a concrete way of getting out of your head! For myself and my students, this has been a real game-changer for how we prepare for our scenes and show up for our auditions and performances on-set. You may get stuck in your head in the future, […]