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That One Audition with Alyshia Ochse

Oct 21, 2020

It was a no. Then another no. Again, a no.

Even yesterday it was a no.

How do you let go in times of constant rejection? How do you not push for just getting the yes?

Today, I wanted to discuss how you can "let go" of expectations of results in your art and use the pressure cooker situation to deepen your art...


Oct 20, 2020

Today’s guest is the awe-inspiring, spectacular Eric Ladin. You might know him from The Killing, Boardwalk Empire, or Generation Kill because his moments onscreen are unforgettable. He talks about the evolution of his identity and how he learned to reconcile the way he saw himself with the way Hollywood saw him to...


Oct 13, 2020

I am so thrilled to welcome Bonnie Somerville into the TOA family. A Brooklyn native, Bonnie has always been strong, quick-witted, and no bullshit. And this interview is no exception.

Bonnie doesn’t pull any punches today as she talks about the brutality of our business and the ebbs and flows of her...


Oct 7, 2020

We are in control of how much space we inhabit as a character and how much gratitude we express in our art. If you are stuck in a level in your artistry this might give you a different idea about turning that frustration into productivity. Take up space with your characters mind, story and life lived.

Today, I remind...


Oct 6, 2020

Today, we welcome actor and musician Brandon Scott to the show. Currently recurring on hit shows such as Netflix’s “13 Reasons Why”, “Dead to Me” and NBC’s “This is Us”, Brandon continues to pop up on our television screens time and time again. Today, he walks us through his journey from waiting tables...