Summertime and the livin’ is easy. Isn’t that what they say?
Maybe not so much for the working actor.
I was buzzing through Backstage when I came across an article that rang true for me. It talked about ways that actors can stay motivated during the slow summer season. Auditions slow down, key players take off on vacay, and you're left holding your resume with a bunch of crickets around you.
I get it. Sometimes it seems like the entire world comes to a complete stop when the sun is shining and the iced lattes are flowing. So what’s an actor to do during this lull? For some, motivation seems to wane and panic might even set in. But worry not, fearless creatives, there are a plethora of things you can do to stay motivated and on top of your game while everyone is out working on their tans.
"Like what," you wonder?
Well, if auditions are slow and your CD is off to a foreign country, you could clean up that resume. Or consider new headshots. Or up your social media game. Staying focused is key for every actor. And here's how you can stay focused this summer:
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