Has anyone ever told you that before? Well, let me be the first! Actors worry all the time, but in particular about two especially itchy topics: the 10 lbs. the camera adds and how to get a kickass, killer, awesome agent. Well, relax folks. I’m saying it to you today: Don’t Get An Agent!
Okay, okay, I don’t mean don’t EVER get an agent, that would be silly. Actors need agents. We cannot, contrary to popular belief, do everything ourselves. (I’m not the only control freak out there, right?) Agents are the ones who get our talented butts into the auditions we can’t get into ourselves, they pitch us, they sell us, they work, work, work for us long and hard. And they do it all for no pay, just like we do. Well, they do it for no pay until we get paid…then they take 10%. But the bottom line is that neither the actor nor the agent gets paid till work is booked! We have a common goal in this biz… Read More