Category Archives: Actors

Blood on the Audition Floor

Two callbacks, four hours, and five scenes later and there was one more scene separating me from the role. I had made it to the final round of callbacks, and it was down to me and three other actors reading … Continue reading

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You want the Jobs?

“The commercial audition is in Irvine. They’re looking for a young Steve Jobs type. Please confirm by EOD.” The text message from my agent said. The casting breakdown on LACasting confirmed that the audition was for a new video game … Continue reading

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Drew Droege and the Hollywood Acting Studio

Drew Droege is hilarious and if you haven’t seen his fake Chloe Sevigny videos, then you’re really missing out. Backstage recently wrote an article about his latest series – The Hollywood Acting Studio – and interviewed Droege. The article is … Continue reading

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You Don’t Know Jack

Jack Nicholson claims that he’s quitting acting. The 73 year-old claims that the main reason is that he’s forgetting lines and “memory loss” is causing him to bow out of the lime light. While part of me congratulates the septuagenarian … Continue reading

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The Valley

I saw La La La, L.A.!: A Puppet Musical a few weeks ago. It was essentially Avenue Q in Hollywood. Hilarious, funny, and so true it hurt. Here’s the great number “The Valley,” about a newbie wannabe writer who can’t … Continue reading

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Mailings!

I’ve been doing mass mailings lately to put myself out there in the LA market.  A coworker and fellow actor, Michael, recommended that I get envelopes from Samuel French that have a window for your headshot to be seen.  So I did. … Continue reading

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Willem Dafoe’s Double

Willem Dafoe is the off-beat actor known for his Academy Award nominated role in Platoon and the Green Goblin in the Spider-man series. And today we learned that he also has a penis double. While filming Antichrist, director Lars von … Continue reading

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