About This Show
Actor Things is an attempt to make better actors by talking about everything. The show is a response to a stunning lack of acting podcasts that actually talk about Acting. If you're looking for the best place to get headshots in Los Angeles, this ain't your podcast. If you want to hear someone who takes headshots for a living talk about their most memorable clients, this might just be the place for you.
Every show we'll have guests, conversations, and other miscellaneous shenanigans all aimed at achieving the incredibly complicated goal of making better actors. No subject is off limits and no expert is unrelated. An actor may, if they're lucky, play a whole host of characters throughout their career each of which will come from a unique, interesting, and compelling place. As such, Actor Things views the thoughts of EVERYONE as valuable to the growth of an actor and will feature a cast of characters likely way more varied than any other show you listen to.
The show is carried on http://ActorThings.com/ and is hosted by New York City Actor and Writer Joel Austin. Joel has nearly two decades of (mostly ridiculous) theatrical and cinematic acting experience under his belt and has been trained in a whole litany of disciplines and skills.
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Most Recent Episode
Actor Things 04 – Sacred Listening with Kay Lindahl
What makes a great actor? For some, it’s the ability to convincingly portray other characters. For others, it’s more about a personal honesty. Either way, today’s guest has a lot to say about how the simple (although not easy) act of listening can help improve your acting game tremendously.
About Today’s Guest
Kay Lindahl is founder of The Listening Center, author of the award winning book, The Sacred Art of Listening, and a Certified Listening Professional. She is a skilled presenter and workshop leader who teaches that listening is a creative force that transforms relationships. She demonstrates listening as a way of being profoundly present with each other and our own inner wisdom.
Kay participates in many community projects and is on the Board of Directors for Women of Spirit and Faith. She is an Ambassador for the Parliament of the World’s Religions, a past trustee of the Global Council for the United Religions Initiative, an international movement to create peace among religions and is Past Chair of the North American Interfaith Network. She is a dedicated spokesperson for the interfaith movement, an ordained interfaith minister and an Honorary Canon to the Cathedral Center of St. Paul in the Episcopal Diocese of Los Angeles.
Kay also serves on the Program Group for Ecumenical and Interreligious Life for the Episcopal Diocese of Los Angeles. She is a member of the Forge Guild for Spiritual Leaders and The International Listening Association.
Lindahl has presented her work in diverse settings—local, regional, national and international. Locally she has created programs, board retreats and ongoing series of workshops for congregations as well as in-service training for non-profit organizations and lectures on college campus