Author Archive | David H. Lawrence XVII

Are You Done With Acting And VO?

Hey, there!

I try to meet new actors and VO talent every day, both IRL (in real life) and online. One of my LinkedIn connections, an actor based in the UK, recently wrote me this jovial, yet painful question:

Ok, I’m going to call you out on this one, David, and ask you for a basic question to be answered.

At the beginning of my career I had a showreel put on my spotlight page, and it was edited and ended with the words ‘We’d better give the whole thing up!” – for years this bothered me, and now I’m in a show where I have to stand in a bin. It’s not enjoyable in the slightest. So now I’m thinking that these must be signs to finally give up this acting malarky, and put my talents elsewhere before I get too old?

Here’s what I wrote back. Continue Reading →