Back Home to film A Country Called Home


  After spending most of the summer in LA and enjoying getting to know the lay of the land, signing with my manager and agents and attending lots of Casting Director workshops, I had to make a quick trip back to Texas to work on the indie film A Country Called Home  “A COUNTRY CALLED HOME is a compelling coming of age story with universal appeal because it deals with trials and trepidations that most people experience in one way or another, no matter who they are or where they are from. The story incorporates the views of people from all Read More

New Commercial Agent!

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I’m happy to report that I have a new commercial agent here in LA.  I just signed with JLA!  Sumer is delightful, and I’m really looking forward to working with her! I had my new headshots taken by David Carlson last Friday (all 1200 of them!), and I’m in the process of getting feedback from my managers and agents as to which ones they want me to print and/or upload to the various casting sites. We covered a lot of ground with the shots, from “warts and all” to glam senator’s wife, so there are lots to choose from. I’m sure Read More

Another Busy Week in LA

Sunset over Burbank

Beautiful sunset from our little balcony here in Burbank. The end of another  busy week here in LA. Work Two great CD workshops this week – great feedback from both, especially the CD who casts a lot of TV comedy! Had a meeting with a potential Commercial agent – fingers crossed and waiting to hear. Even had my hair done – always a daunting experience trying a new hairdresser, and on the recommendation of my muse, Connie at Shag did an excellent job recreating and possibly improving on my “do”! New headshots next week! Play In addition to more voice Read More

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