Making achieving success as a performer simpler
Being a performer isn't a job, it's your destiny.
Trying to achieve what you know you deserve
on your own is not only difficult
it can be soul destroying
Let's get started!
Talent Manager for over 30 years, coach, writer, speaker, animal lover, avid learner and dedicated teacher.
I help talented, passionate performers get
the career they want.
The one consistent take away I have from my years as a talent manager is that those who succeed are those who persevere, who take the knocks and get back up again and again, who trust that what they are doing is their destiny, who have enough faith in themselves to invest in their career and who know that they cannot succeed alone - that they must ask for, and accept, help.
The truth is that if you have talent and take the right actions at the right time, achieving success is relatively simple. It's not easy but it is way simpler than most make it.
It's hard enough to get started in this industry as it is without making it harder on yourself.
“Sure it's competitive out there, sure the industry is hard
and fast moving but you can achieve success
if you know what to do, when to do it and how to do it.”
With this in mind
In 2018 I created The Village as an online portal for performers to meet, learn, seek advice, network with the industry and their peers and create connections.
This gives you a safe place to get advice around these decisions you are being asked to make where we have no vested interest in your decision other than from your career perspective. We are enabling you to advocate for yourself.
Being online it enables me to be more available than I would normally be. It means I can help you in more ways than I ever could via traditional methods.
It also means I can bring in other industry professionals as needed - as you need help with things outside my sphere of experience.
In The Village we can be you focused.
What others say
The Village online has been an eye opener for me. Being an actor in a remote location has it's difficulties with access to training, classes and mentorship.
Sharon's insightful modules were full of real life industry advice and breakdowns. I gained knowledge about how things work behind the scenes and what I should be doing to improve my chances of being noticed, remembered and receiving audition opportunities.
I have just finished the last of the videos in The Village. I've really loved watching all of the videos and this is definitely a tool a wish I had access to a long time ago. I have a much clearer picture now and don't feel so much like I'm just feeling my way through the dark.
I used to think being a good actor was enough, that people would have to take notice if I was good enough. After several years with my head down working on my craft, I try to get into the race and realize I have no idea how this race even works.
Since completing the village course I finally have a grasp on the business side of things and what is expected of me.
Sharon delivers the information with much needed honesty and passion that will get you fired up and excited to take action.
“Your regrets aren’t what you did,
but what you didn’t do"
All my respect to those actors who take the long waits between auditions, the constant rejections, the never-ending disappointment and never give up.
In 7 days, your life could look different, in 30 days it could be different. Isn’t that a hopeful thought?
Remember all work is not good work. You can damage your career or impact your earning ability by accepting anything and everything.