By Dani Kessel Today, I went to the hardware store. I needed supplies to put together some Christmas presents. I’d planned everything out beforehand. I knew exactly what I needed, and I’ve been to that specific hardware store enough times to know where everything is. My trip should’ve been simple enough and not required social […] … Continue reading Stop Harassing Women At The Hardware Store *Guest Post* — Love, Geeky Girl
By: Dani Kessel
I’ve been acting for around 16 years now. As a child, I professionally acted and modelled in Japan. When I moved back to the US, I spent 3 years in a modelling and acting school. Then, when I moved to Germany, I was in at least 3 productions a year. It was only during a medical crisis over the past 5 years that I took a break. But, now that I’m getting back on my feet post-surgery, I can throw myself into what I love doing again. While I am doing that, I thought I’d share some wisdom and tips on how to make it as an actor.
Do community theatre to bolster your resume.
You may not get paid for most community theatre, but doing this helps when you’re first starting off. It also shows a dedication to your craft.
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Step 1: Grab your notebook. Choose your favorite pen. Flip open your notebook. Step 2: Write a few sentences. Rip out the page. Throw it in the rubbish bin. Step 3: Doodle on yourself, your page, your friends. Contemplate banging your head against a wall. Decide not to give yourself a concussion. Do it anyways. … Continue reading How to Write a Blog Post in 15 Steps
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When many people think of life, they think of something expansive that last multiple decades. They see dream jobs, pets, people, places they want to go. But generally, they see themselves happy and healthy. That is the standard that people strive towards. If you take away health and/or happiness though, things change. You start to … Continue reading Life Goals Don’t Have to be Long-Term
Beware! There are spoilers ahead! Turn away now! Enter only if you dare! I absolutely adore the movie IT (2018). It is cinematically well done. The actors are spot on in their portrayals. The score is top notch. The costuming and makeup is perfect. I love the film for the art and the actual story. … Continue reading 18 Thoughts I Had Watching IT (2018)
Hello lovely readers, I delayed my post for this week because today is a very important day. IT'S THE OSYH ANNIVERSARY! (In case you didn't catch that, OSYH is the abbreviation for this blog: Old Soul, Young Heart.) Three years ago, I went through a hard time. When fighting to push through, I came to … Continue reading 3 Years! Wow!
I may not have liked school, but I am a learner. I enjoy being challenged. I enjoy expanding my knowledge and perspectives. When I think of a question, I like to find out the answer. This often leads to a large amount of various trivia facts. Still, there are subjects I'm interested in simply because … Continue reading 11 Things That I Don’t Understand (But Would Like To)
I'm trying out writing micro-posts (under 300 words). Let me know what you think! Ah, the end of another university semester. When tears abound. When students get an abundance of stress headaches. When college students pull all-nighters, drink a bunch of caffeine, and eat food that really isn't good for their body! At the end … Continue reading Why Now?
Hey guys, I am so tired right now that I have nothing of worth to say. My thoughts don't even really make sense in my head. So, I am going to watch ASMR (videos which trigger the Autonomous Sensory Meridian Response) and probably drift off to dream land. This post is kind of pointless but … Continue reading A Pointless Blog Post! YAY!