To Be Or Not To Be Batshit Crazy - By Ezra Buzzington

You know the best way to get an actor to complain? Hire him. How many actors does it take to screw in a light bulb? 13 – 1 to screw it in, 12 to say they could have screwed it in better. “Actors are human, too!”, “Oh, yeah? Did you ever eat with one?” *We are a unique breed, we actor types. Stuck in the awkward position of needing to express ourselves by telling other people’s stories and compelled to communicate humanity’s emotional complexities through the intima...

Top ten things that piss your director off

 You killed at your audition, you have a great reputation in the community. You’re in a kick-ass show.  Now how do you maintain this magic to make sure that you are moving forward in your acting career?  For sure, don’t piss off your director.  Hollywood is known for it’s good actors.  And believe me, your director can be one of them.  Behind many a smile, “No worries”, or “We’ll make it work” phrase, could be a determined decision to neve...

Plaintiffs in Actors vs. Actors Equity Association respond to AEA statement

Dear Equity Member and Los Angeles Theatre Community –By now you have seen Equity’s Press Release and letter to their members attacking actors for their efforts to preserve intimate theatre in Los Angeles. Equity’s letter is malicious and false.The Plaintiffs filed this suit on behalf of the entire Los Angeles Theatre Community after Equity ignored a referendum in which the Equity members of this community defeated Equity’s proposed changes by one of the widest margins in Equity’s votin...