Mamie Gummer’s 1 Survival Tip for Auditions

Mamie Gummer’s 1 Survival Tip for Auditions

Even though it’s a cloudless summer’s afternoon in Midtown Manhattan—the kind of perfect day New Yorkers await all year—Mamie Gummer can’t stop talking about winter. “I think weather is how stories start,” she says, seated at a table in the Hotel Americano’s lush...
The Evolution of the Headshot

The Evolution of the Headshot

According to my first three wives, I have an issue with change. And who knows? They could be right. I do tend to get attached. When progress changes something I like, I’m the first to cry and mourn the past. When I was a kid, music was released on large discs called...
Why Actors Must Keep Their Hearts Open

Why Actors Must Keep Their Hearts Open

Just stay open to receive. I can’t take someone else’s hand in my own if I continue to clench my fists. It all sounds so easy. And at one level, it is. But we become so conditioned by the conversations of the mind that eventually, we become more shut down to life (and...