So what happens when you land a big job,
...need to back out of an entire season of regional work,
... and suddenly have to live up to the success?
Well, this fabulous problem is exactly what happened to actress/singer/musician Erica Spyres when she landed the national tour of ONCE. When describing this big win to me, she said:
"We prepare ourselves as actors so much for failure... we prepare ourselves for "no" that when we hear a yes.. we're like.. 'wait-what?! I was all ready to hear a "no" I don't know what to do with that!'"
Many of us focus on being in a mindset of letting go after a big audition and haven't given too much thought into how to best be prepared for the feeling of major success.
Check out this week's video for Erica's solutions and how YOU can best be ready for that next big job!
So what do you think? Have you been in a similar situation?
What healthy habit will you begin today to best be ready to manage big success? Leave your thoughts in the comments, please share with any actors you think might be into this, and...
Stay tuned for more from Erica next week! In the meantime, you can learn more about her out at ericaspyres.com
This is Episode of 2 in the #Success series with Erica Spyres. If you've missed Episode 1, go back and watch it here!
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