-Michael Caine

 “First of all, I choose the great roles, and if none of these come, I choose the mediocre ones, and if they don't come, I choose the ones that pay the rent.”

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Building off of our work in Week 1, we are going to do a Quarter 2 reset of our goals. What did you do in the first three months of the year that you wish you could do different in the next three months? I’ll be asking some questions to get your minds going, and […]

Reflecting & Resetting Goals

April 11, 2024

So my business partner, best friend, and Co-Owner of The Membership Gabrielle Byndloss came to hang out with me in Los Angeles. She also took over filming, and if you wanna know more about us after watching this vlog, be sure to watch all of our Working Actor Life episodes where we get into our […]

Los Angeles Actor Vlog (with Gabrielle Byndloss!)

April 8, 2024

We are doing an Ask Me Anything!! From where my career is at to what my biggest pet peeve is, I answer all of your questions. We start off with me telling you about my upcoming commercial headshot session, my honest feelings about the slow pace of the industry currently, and why community is so […]

March 14, 2024

So you’ve decided to be an actor, and you know where your market is, how do you start booking work? You get on a casting set. But you’ve only got so much to invest and you don’t know which to go with. Is it Actors Access? Casting Networks? Casting Frontier? Casting App? Backstage? IMDb Pro, […]

March 4, 2024

Listen. I got my BFA. I trained all throughout LA, online and in person, and I’ve taken my share of great acting classes and terrible acting classes. I don’t want you to be as lost as I was, so I’m taking you through my philosophy on class and what you might need depending on the […]

February 20, 2024

In our final installment of the Headshot miniseries, I’m welcoming back someone who I have shot with several times over the last decade: Leah Huebner. If you’ve looked through IMDb or iSpotTV, you’ve seen a Huener Headshot. Leah, a former actress turned professional portraitist, offers her unique perspective on the art and business of actor […]

February 8, 2024

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