This episode of Second Act Actors features a hard hitting story told with joy and emotion by acting coach John Stevens. John shares details of his father’s death and how he worked through his trauma by discovering acting and performance, via a stint as a clown’s apprentice! Join us for this interesting, emotional conversation that’s packed with insights into John’s incredible life story and his approach to coaching.
John tells me about his early career in musical theatre and how he transitioned into acting coaching. He shares his thoughts on the roles of an acting coach and how he’s trying to change the game by building up a supportive community around actors. You’ll also hear John recount stories from his private coaching sessions with actors, including a memorable encounter with a student and an X-rated script. Towards the end of the episode, he gives advice to Second Act Actors about how they can work on their skills and develop their own performance.
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