November 20, 2014

Checking In...


I can't believe so much time has passed since my last post. Many, many things have happened since then. So, for a quick update, I'm just going to list the bigger things as bullet points.


  • I have a new manager. I'm now working with someone at Principato-Young and I'm very happy with them. They're pretty major and I was super excited to add them to my team.
  • Booked another commercial. This time, it was for Kia. The spot will start running early next year.
  • Booked a co-star on the NBC comedy, 'Marry Me'. My episode airs in December.
  • I changed my hair. Back to my fro again. I'll probably get new photos before pilot season starts.

Other than that, I've just been auditioning a lot and most of my auditions are for really big parts in major films and TV shows. I'm getting great feedback and have something potentially major in the works right now. Once the "process" is done, whether good or bad, I'll tell you all about it. Fingers crossed!


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  1. Woohoo, congrats!! Was it difficult to find a manager when you were already signed with an agency?

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    1. No, it wasn't difficult at all. I was given referrals to some different management companies and had meetings with them before deciding on PYE.

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  2. Congratulations Andrea ! Keep us updated ;) You inspire me , thank u

    Xo. Joanna

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  3. I love your post!! So happy for you and congrats on your commercial, co-star role and auditions. I am making my move to LA on Jan 1st so I am excited to start this new journey as well as continue to see yours play out =)

    Question- Did you take any commercial classes once you got to LA? Or do you have any recommendations? Also, did you take any basic acting classes once you got there and can you recommend any?

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    1. Thank you Melanie!!

      I've never taken a commercial class in my life and have never seen the point, although I can understand why others may find them beneficial. I got lucky starting as a commercial print model and that taught me so much about commercial acting and what's expected at commercial auditions.

      I currently study at Anthony Meindl's Actor Workshop in West Hollywood and I love it! It's the only place I've studied at since moving to LA so I can't recommend any other studios.

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    2. And congrats on your upcoming move! That's so exciting!!

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  4. Hi Andrea!! In your opinion would be the best shift to work (supplemental employment) while being a working actor? What is usually the average time an audition is held? I work in a hospital as a tech and go to acting classes on the weekends, but once I move to Los Angeles I would like to make sure I have ample time to audition without being constrained from work. I have the flexibility to work at various times in the day since a hospital runs 24 hours and just wanted to know what would be the best time to work (mornings, evenings, overnights). Thanks again and good luck always!!

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    1. Anisa, auditions happen during normal business hours, 10AM-5PM, because that's when the agencies, and casting offices are open. Although I have had auditions as early as 8AM and as late as 7PM.

      Your best bet would be to work evening shifts. I would not recommend overnights because if you do have early morning auditions, you won't be at your best due to lack of sleep.

      Please keep me posted on the move!!

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