BEST RESOURCES FOR ACTORS IN 2021: PODCASTS
Updated: Jun 3, 2021
The word ‘busy’ has not lost its buzz in 2021, and for creatives balancing multiple commitments, life can be sweet but time can be scarce.
Whether you’re flitting between day jobs, auditions, classes, meetings, family and friend festivities, it can feel overwhelming trying to keep your craft study sharp as a tack.
Fret not, because here lies the answer in aural form: podcasts.
Their popularity is on the rise, one third of Aussies turning to poddies to stay informedly fulfilled. People want diverse perspectives and a deeper understanding on specific topics; ranking specialist podcasts number one. So we’re coming at you with some of our podcast picks for actors looking to grow their careers; to stay alert and inspired on the go.
One of the episodes in this podcast from Melbourne creative and co-founder of SceneWorkout Rose Flanagan is titled, ‘Cutting the BS’, and that’s precisely what this show does. Get Your Act Together! is not about accolades or glitzy BTS goss, it is a place to find real, specific, straight-from-the-shoulder acting advice. What does it really mean to take bold risks? Should you be paying for an agent? The show offers up-to-date, hopeful and honest insight into the reality of the business. That’s right, because first and foremost, acting is a business. The voices on offer here help to demystify all the jargon and performance puff that can really be quite straightforward. It’s specifically tailored to the Australian landscape, and Rose steers her conversations with warmth and inquisitiveness to extract those nuggets of gold we can gain from others’ earned wisdom.