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HOW TO PURSUE A CAREER AND PAY THE BILLS

Friday, January 3, 2014 in The Basics|82 comments

IS IT POSSIBLE TO MAKE MONEY AND WORK ON YOUR CAREER GOALS AT THE SAME TIME?

Waiting tables is an easy answer for how to pay your bills while pursuing a performing career . It has flexible hours, you can make good money, and you can work at night and still leave your days available for auditions and classes. However, every hour you spend serving dinner is an hour that you aren’t learning anything about your field. While we are not suggesting that you cross waiting tables off as an option or quit your lucrative night job, why not consider making some money in the industry in which you are trying to build a career?
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RELATIONSHIPS TO GO: LOVE LIFE ON TOUR

Friday, January 3, 2014 in The Basics|80 comments

DOES ABSENCE REALLY MAKE THE HEART GROW FONDER?

You’ve landed the job of your dreams…on the road. The move may be right for your career, but is it right for your love life? Friends and family are thrilled, but your significant other is not. Here’s how to deal with the effect distance can have on your relationship.
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OPTIONS FOR PERFORMERS

Friday, January 3, 2014 in The Basics|93 comments

CAREERS BEYOND THE STAGE

Many performers love to be onstage and know they want to perform for the rest of their lives. Some performers are pursuing onstage careers and are also looking for ways to add balance to their lives and supplement their incomes.  Other people love to sing, dance, or act and know they want to stay in the entertainment industry, but they aren’t sure if they want to be onstage.  No matter which category you fall into, exploring some of the many options talented people have in the entertainment industry may help you discover a career you love just as much as, if not more than performing.
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EQUITY VS NON-EQUITY

Thursday, January 2, 2014 in The Basics|100 comments

UNDERSTANDING THE WORLD OF EQUITY AND NON-EQUITY

During your search for auditions, you've undoubtedly come across the terms Equity and Non-Equity. What does that mean anyway? And what type of auditions should you be looking for? Don't worry! It's simple enough. Here’s how to make sense of Equity and non-Equity auditions…


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