05.06.13 At the 2013 SENE Film, Music & Arts Festival, the Film Jury Award for Best LGBT Film went to The Commitment, in which Alecia plays a social worker. The indie biopic Children of the Asylum, starring Alecia as Joyce Marcettie, received the Audience Award for Best Regional Short Film. Both are poignant tales about the challenges and joys of adoption.
When to Stop Trying?: Earlier this week someone remarked to me that I might not be cast in roles because, "Perhaps you're trying too hard." I've been pondering this remark for a few days now. Given that any audition is essentially a job interview, is it possible to try too hard? Would one ever say to a jobless individual who hasn't been receiving invitations to interview for jobs to which they've applied—or who hasn't been receiving job offers despite interviewing—that, "Perhaps you're trying too hard"? I would think some jobseekers might be offended by such a statement. Would one hire another because s/he has
...today's mantra inspired by inventors: Failure is learning. Learning breeds success. Failure is learning. Learning breeds success.December 04, 2013 03:12 PM