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You're an actor because you love it. Because it's fun! Because you can't *not* do it. But have you ever wondered why we're so damn stressed?

My name is Tony Rossi. I'm a mindset coach and guest expert for Backstage, helping actors see things differently with the things that make them stressed and overwhelmed so that you can focus on what matters.

Actor Problems is a self care podcast for actors that does just that.

And remember - we can be messy, actors, and still get the things we want.

#notperfect
Let's go get 'em, actors.

Actor Problems Tony Rossi

    • Arts
    • 5.0 • 34 Ratings

You're an actor because you love it. Because it's fun! Because you can't *not* do it. But have you ever wondered why we're so damn stressed?

My name is Tony Rossi. I'm a mindset coach and guest expert for Backstage, helping actors see things differently with the things that make them stressed and overwhelmed so that you can focus on what matters.

Actor Problems is a self care podcast for actors that does just that.

And remember - we can be messy, actors, and still get the things we want.

#notperfect
Let's go get 'em, actors.

    SEASON FINALE - "I wish I weren't like this..."

    SEASON FINALE - "I wish I weren't like this..."

    "I wish I weren't so bad at auditioning."
    "I wish I weren't so bad at memorizing."
    "I wish I didn't compare so much..."
    Or maybe you've said something along the lines of "I wish I weren't so emotionally attached to the outcome of this..."
    This week, I'm going to share some vulnerable weaknesses of my own - that involve ugly crying, hiding in my bathroom, and even something about snacking - then share with you why it's good that you're not different than you currently are.

    • 16 min
    The Ultimate Actor Podcast Host Roundtable (Teaser!)

    The Ultimate Actor Podcast Host Roundtable (Teaser!)

    The following is a clip from the Actor Mindset Podcast hosted by Amy McNabb. The clip features Maggie Berra from The Actor Aesthetic and Sam Valentine from the One Broke Actress podcast.

    To listen to the full episode - vist the Actor Mindset Podcast here: 

    https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/the-actor-mindset-podcast/id1489263156

    • 11 min
    How Having a Pet Can Help Your Acting Career

    How Having a Pet Can Help Your Acting Career

    Some of you know that I recently became a foster Daddy to a cat!

    ....and boyyyyy has it been an experience.

    In this episode, I'll share what the experience has been like, what I did for alllll the things I didn't know about (aka - 90% of what you need to know about cats), and how it can relate to you and your acting career.

    • 22 min
    Actor Confidence & Why Agents Made Me Nervous

    Actor Confidence & Why Agents Made Me Nervous

    This week, we're sharing a clip from a recent Facebook live discussing the following: One thing Tony did to allieviate his pandemic depression; What one actor started doing to help improve his confidence; Discussing the power dynamics between agents and casting directors

    • 31 min
    Depression, Mental Health, and Why Actors Will Thrive in 2021 - with Abraham Sculley

    Depression, Mental Health, and Why Actors Will Thrive in 2021 - with Abraham Sculley

    Today’s episode features Abraham Sculley. He's a servant of God, husband, author, speaker, and coach. From his own experience battling severe depression, he has developed a passion for helping black Christian entrepreneurs overcome depression and achieve wellness.

    Show topics:
    Getting out of your funks based on your boundaries and values
    What you must do if you're feeling resentful towrds others
    The gift actors are all getting right now from the pandemic

    • 54 min
    If You're Sad, Loney, and Angry - Remember This

    If You're Sad, Loney, and Angry - Remember This

    For anyone feeling alone, afraid, annoyed....or angry - 

    This week, Tony shares an experience where he felt really alone. Before he knew it - it led to anger.

    He'll talk about what you can learn if you're ever feeling alone, or angry, or experiencing heightened emotions. He'll also give you some reminders that frequently are left out of the conversation when we're busy beating ourselves up for our negative feelings.

    • 21 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
34 Ratings

34 Ratings

alyssamariv ,

This podcast saved my life - & my career

Actors - creatives - THIS PODCAST IS A MUST. Tony covers topics about the creative world that no one talks about, but MUST. We are all taught the business and techniques and acting - but not about mindset. It’s a tough af business, but we love it, but we need to find balance and harmony to keep loving it and be sane. I always thought there was one path to acting, even with hearing stories of our favorite actors. You hear stories of struggles, of doubt, but this podcast - oh it’s so good and so so helpful. Every podcast hits what you’re thinking and in the end makes you feel safe, heard, and inspired to keep going - or even to just feel your feels. I’m so thankful for this podcast. Mental health is huge and society is still navigating through it. I use to be so depressed about my acting career, but with this podcast, I can navigate things better. This even helps with my YouTube channel. Creatives, actors again this is what you need!!!

beegriz ,

I’m not even an actor and I love this podcast!

Tony is such a positive light. So real, so wonderful, so insightful to listen to for ANY creative, not just actors!

mmandems ,

Helpful, happy, honest

The reality of being an actor isn’t always beautiful- but this podcast is! Tony’s genuine and honest nature are a salve for the soul. If you are an actor, have ever been an actor, or are just interested in the acting world in general- take a listen. Worth it every time!

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