I Used To Think Of Myself As An Actor

but I don't anymore. I came to the realization that I was pursuing something more out of validation than passion. This was some time ago and I have since come to terms with it. I continue to act professionally but I now define myself as an artist rather than an actor. I am driven to create in many aspects of my life, not for recognition, but because of an honest desire to create. This has also opened up a willingness to collaborate that was missing in my creativity. I feel like a burden has been taken from me. I realize that it is just a shift in perspective, but it has done wonders for my sense of well being and place in the world. I hope that letting go of something that I was clinging to, so desperately, at great personal cost will finally allow me to leap into the abyss only to find my wings and soar.

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Oct 21, 2019 at 5:00pm

Thespian...

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We are all Actors

Oct 22, 2019 at 7:19am

Some are just better than others.
You must be real Good huh!!!!
I feel an Emmy Award coming your way.
Congrats

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I used to think myself a full Montgomery

Oct 24, 2019 at 11:09pm

Till I fell off the clift

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Just wow...

Oct 29, 2019 at 2:48am

A good chunk of my youth was misspent hanging around musicians (original and cover bands). Most were pretty intense egomaniacs.
They couldn't hold a candle to your level of self-involvement. So, if there was an industry prize for that, then win. Congratulations. Please don't give speeches. There was plenty of "me, my(self) and I" in the original post.
Just take your shiny widget, wave and go.

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