Overthought is a compelling examination of the lives of classical singers Isaiah Bell and Chris Mayell, discussing performance psychology, creativity, entrepreneurship, life balance, self-doubt and the ways we overcome challenges to attain artistic triumph.
We all know "that" colleague who has to turn every conversation into a promo for their upcoming show, or their side business, even though you're a friend and not a casting director.
Where is the sweet spot between being "savvy self promoter" and an annoying blow-hard? As contractors and sole proprietors, we need to let people know that we are good, and that we are busy, and sought-after. And we have to be responsible for getting our own work (agents or no agents). But how do we do this in a genuine way?
Perhaps the answer lies in effective networking. But what does that actually mean? How do you sing an audition, or have a conversation with a general director, in such a way that you seem "eager & energetic", but don't seem "desperate & irritating"?
YouTube - #AlexFromTarget Meets #EllenFromEllen, TheEllenShow In this crazy Internet age, fame often chooses the famous. Understanding "viral" Internet trends is something reserved for chatoicians and madmen. And predicting Internet fame is near-impossible. This is a perfect example. A rather simple picture of some kid blows up in a HUGE trend.
Podcast - Get Fact This podcast is hosted by two charming fellas in the UK. It's got some similarity to our podcast, most notably in the "Why are we not yet famous yet?!??!" department. See above show note for the answer to this mystery.