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The Product Fallacy
The Development Gap
Conventional strategy for actors has been driving with break-neck speed in recent years toward perfecting the product. The gatekeepers declare with an authoritative tone, “YOU ARE YOUR PRODUCT!” and you squirm and smile and pull out your moleskin to figure out how to lose 10 pounds or if it’s worth it to dye your hair red.
The problem with aggressively and earnestly trying to apply all the insights about the “business of show” is a classic: lack of fluency.
The Turf Sports
Artists are being left behind.
In patronage, yes. In income, obviously. But there is a more subtle, long-arc category in which today’s contract-based workers are receiving no investment: professional development.
In entertainment, we often focus on hard skills and experience as our metrics of forward momentum. You sing higher than you used to; you worked with a famous director. While great, these value-adds are only part of a maturing professional’s progress.
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