ACKNOWLEDGE AND DISMISS

This is a little mindset trick that I’ve found to be very helpful in so many situations. I use it when something is so annoyingly distracting that it keeps me from accomplishing the task at hand. [...]

THE BEST ACTING IS REACTING

A crazily talented actor that I coach ran into a little problem on set the other day. Here’s how it went: Wardrobe approached him right before a scene and said, “Hey, can you just watch your [...]

MEMORIZING LINES

Have you ever said, “I’m scared I won’t remember my lines, so I memorize them right away.” And then later said, “I feel like I’m stuck in my head during a scene.” Well one of those things can [...]

BRILLIANT TAKE EVERY TIME

Woooo! Wouldn’t it be wonderful to have a brilliant take every time? We put so much pressure on ourselves to be AMAAAZING all the way through a scene, that we actually beat ourselves up if there [...]

GIVE YOURSELF A PAT ON THE BACK

“What did you love about that?” At the Studio, this is a question we often ask our actors right after a scene. “What did you love about that?” Recently, somebody asked me why we do that. Well, [...]

EMOTION IS OVERRATED

Okay don’t ever say I said that. It’ll be our little secret! But here are some thoughts on that… If you’ve ever finished a scene, and been just a tad disappointed that an overwhelming [...]

CHANGING THE TAPES IN OUR HEADS

We all know what we want, right? You want confidence walking in that audition room. You want to walk out feeling like you nailed it. And if you don’t book it, you want to minimize that feeling of [...]

NEED TO SELF-TAPE? HERE’S WHAT TO DO.

I adore this whole self-tape movement we’ve been seeing lately. It lets you give the exact audition you wanna give. What’s not to love?! We have a wonderful, sound proof taping room here at the [...]

WELCOME!!

Our WLS Blog is here! Welcome Wonderfuls. When this Studio started, it was my hope that it would be a community of like and loving artists. A safe place that you could share your successes and [...]