Monday Myth Debunkers: We Need to Know Acting is Your #1 Focus.

Let’s call this one exactly what it is…⁠

A big. Fat. 𝗠𝗬𝗧𝗛. ⁠

We’ve said it before and we’ll say it again, we want you to be human first and actor second. ⁠

For many of you, acting comes 4th or 5th in your life. ⁠

𝘼𝙣𝙙 𝙩𝙝𝙖𝙩’𝙨 𝙊𝙆.⁠

Acting does NOT need to be your #1 priority or focus in life in order to have a successful acting career 🤯⁠

It IS possible to wear multiple hats and have various things you are passionate about. ⁠

Something we hear a lot is “will casting take me seriously if I also do stunt work?”⁠

To that, we ask, do you have an acting reel? Are you actively training in your (acting) craft?⁠

Then by all means, (fake) jab your heart out. ⁠

To clarify, having stunt experience or a stunt reel does not make us think you’re not serious about acting. ⁠

𝗔𝘁 𝗮𝗹𝗹.⁠

The same goes for any other skill you may have that’s apparent on your resume: dancing, sports, hosting, singing, etc.⁠

We know that actors are artists. And that artists have multiple ways of expressing themselves. ⁠

In fact, having multiple areas of interest (whether it be another artistic endeavor or being a loving family member) makes you a STRONGER actor. ⁠

Living life to the fullest is what makes your acting 𝙍𝙄𝘾𝙃𝙀𝙍. ⁠

Go do the damn thing(s). ⁠

𝕎𝕖’𝕝𝕝 𝕤𝕥𝕚𝕝𝕝 𝕓𝕖 𝕔𝕙𝕖𝕖𝕣𝕚𝕟𝕘 𝕪𝕠𝕦 𝕠𝕟.⁠

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