I’m planning to share a list of my own tips and advice for new actors, soon – but this jumped out at me today. Its a great little blog from casting director Risa Bramon Garcia listing the top 15 things actors do that make her happy. No, it’s not about bribing her with flowers, getting featured in a tabloid or reaching a certain number of followers online. It’s about inspiration and responsibility. Here are two that caught my eye:
11. You understand the power of fear, that it’s a force, not an impediment. You take risks in spite of your terror. You let it fuel you. You do what Yoda says: “Feel the force!”
12. You’re courageous. You embrace the struggle and find a way to love it, knowing that the creative spirit grows from battling through the night, that this is the force with which we create. You’re willing to do whatever it takes.
Read the full list here.