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There are two kinds of actors: those who are insecure and those who lie about it. If you hit between 10 and 20 percent of your auds you will be a very successful actor but that means you are being rejected at least 80 to 90 % of the time. I dealt with it by being a pro and not a dilettante. I never let the highs get too great and therefore the lows didn’t get too low.
Actors can’t blame the agent if they are sitting around waiting for the phone to ring. That’s a bad excuse. I don’t sit around waiting for my phone to ring either. I work on my business everyday. Actors need to work on their craft everyday. It has to be a team effort.