Years ago, after reading Shakti Gawain’s book Creative Visualization I set out on a path to create what I thought I wanted. Sometimes I got what I wanted. Sometimes I didn’t. When I did get what I wanted I gave my visualization powers credence. When I didn’t get what I wanted I denied I ever […]Continue Reading
Why You Should Let Go Of What You Want.
(Don’t) Wait Until You’re Confident.
“Should I call that director I met at the film festival? The one who said I should give her a call? Nah. Let me wait until I feel more upbeat.” “I don’t quite feel ready to drop my headshot off at that agent’s office. I still have that unsure feeling. . . ” “I’m going […]Continue Reading
The Biggest Secret To Booking More Acting Work.
You know how to make choices. How to pause and then build to something dramatic. You can make your voice strong, then weak, then confused, then certain. You know how to make sense of a scene. And, you can present that scene in a manner that undeniably reveals your understanding of the material. This seems […]Continue Reading
This is my first blog post…
This is my first blog post and I see how my mind wants to dance around and throw poo-poo. “Josh Pais, you don’t really know what a blog is, much less how to write one. Who are you to…” Blah blah blah. When my mind starts throwing crap in the fan, I’m faced with two […]Continue Reading