This week, I’m premiering Episode 9 of the #BroadwayLife interview series with the hilarious Emma Pfaeffle, who plays Veruca Salt in the Broadway musical Charlie and the Chocolate Factory.
As an artist, this lack of inspiration can feel like the end of the world. Yet, the universe is abundant with inspiration, and replenishing your creative well can come as quickly and easily as quenching your thirst. You just need to know how. Here are my suggestions on how to find your motivation when inspiration feels scarce.
I’m here to let you in on a secret to booking better auditions...stop trying to book the job. The goal should never be to the book job. I know it sounds crazy, but the goal should be to start building relationships. The people you meet in the audition room matter more than the show for which you’re auditioning.
Growing up in a small town in Texas, I had no idea what I would need to make it in NYC. After doing theatre endlessly my entire childhood, and from college experiences, I imagined that I would just continue to do theatre non-stop. Reality can be a little bit different when you reach adulthood.
So in the spirit of paying it forward, I’ve created an article series called New York Newbie to share my “wish I knew then” advice for actors making the move to the Big Apple. This time, we’re taking a good, hard look at expectations versus the reality of what to need to do when you first arrive in the city.