Awesome list of: “Things I Wish I’d Learned in Drama School.”
Callum Radya wrote a great list of things he wishes he’d been told in drama school about acting in the real world, you can read his rather sincere list here. “Annoying Actor Friend” wrote a riff on it specific to NYC that you can read here. You should read theirs first if you have time. (Definitely read mine though.) I’ve taken their template and made it a little more specific to LA, and a lot more ridiculous (though unfortunately true in some places.) Enjoy. Or a cry a little. I might have done both.
1. “Stealing the show” is a compliment. It means everyone is waiting for your character to come back onscreen. The more of the show you steal, the more the show will be edited in your favor. Who cares if your co-stars grow to hate you? Your contract will be renewed.
2. You’d be surprised how few…
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