elev8 Talent Agency & Representation

It’s official. I have representation. I’m now a proud member of elev8‘s talent roster. I haven’t attended agent/manager workshops in the past, but I received an email from Hollywood Acting Workshops to meet five commercial agents. The attending agencies were among the names members of the Backstage Forum constantly chat about and there was a […]

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Killan’s Commercial Workshop/Chris Game

I focused the first half of 2014 honing my commercial technique. I completed Killian’s Commercial Workshop and Chris Game’s commercial technique classes, which took me from hoping/thinking I could book commercials to knowing I can. In terms of personalities, Killian is like Bob Knight and Chris is like John Wooden. Both demand excellence, but have […]

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Moving Day

Nothing like moving into your apartment, unless you’re moving into your apartment on Veteran’s Day. Here’s why. My landlord wouldn’t take a check. That meant I had to cover my rent + half to move in. It was the one day my friend from high school had off, i.e. an extra car plus extra muscle […]

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LA My Way

Seven years ago or so, I was visiting Brian and Rachel, a close high school friend and his wife. Rachel asked if I’d ever move to LA. I emphatically said no. I love Chicago. My mom lives in Chicago. My home is Chicago. Right now, I’m sitting outside Rachel and Brian’s house in Thousand Oaks, […]

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