Actor Hack Podcast

The Business of Being an Artist


November 2016

35: Chill to the (Max)

Max shares his journey from dabbling in New Orleans theater to NYC to Williamstown. He was an assistant for a Broadway actor, went through Stella Adler intensive, survived an apprenticeship at the Williamstown Theater Festival, and struggles to stay motivated just like the rest of us.


34: Anger Into Art with (Actor Hack)

Join your old pals Daniel and Caralie while they reflect on the election results and rally together resources and ideas on how to make a difference. They introduce a new website focused on fueling anger into action. They chat finding comfort, current media, utilizing empty spaces, and how making art is more important than ever. 

Resources in this episode:

She Should Run / Emily’s List / Ballotpedia / Women’s March on Washington / Foster Campbell / Courage Campaign / Where To Go From Here / This American Life / Siti Blog


33: Let’s Get Lit with (Ben!)

Pound the Pavement with Literary Supervisor, Ben! He went from a musical theater major, to working in casting and talent agencies to going to Grad School to now working at Samuel French! He gives practical advice on how to get your foot in the door and stand out among competition in the artistic job force. We chat reading scripts, the science behind publishing, regional work, and more! Also included is a very impressive Jack McBreyer impression!


Here are some resources in this episode:

Syracuse University
Brooklyn College
New Dramatists
Signature Theater
Samuel French
Sarah Ruhl
Will Eno
New Play Exchange
Sweet Soubrette

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