Like promised, here comes the second part. Enjoy.
ACTING -/PART 1
My acting career has been a ride so far but I feel like I’ve only really scratched the surface. There are many more experiences to be had. I started acting about four years ago when I applied to be in an acting school which is now shut down. It must be noted that the acting school I decided to go to after being accepted was so much money and I eventually left because it was so much. But before I left I was told about monologue slam which is an acting competition which takes place in east london, which is how I got signed to my current agency. The acting school wasn’t the best way to get into acting but whatever. It’s good to experience. I never “fail”, I just see it as a learning curve, an opportunity to improve and work on myself. I like to carry a positive mindset because I don’t actually know what will happen in the next nanosecond of my life here in this reality. I realize that this is all very temporary and deriving any sort of attachment to it all is futile. I don’t really know how everyone is downloading their recognition of the futility of your own individual existence here on planet earth and the interconnectivity of all consciousness and our oneness, but I personally believe that seeking attachment to anything here is very pointless. Everything is truly honoured and appreciated here in this life because life is beautiful but fundamentally, nothing truly matters to me.
Anyway, I went off topic. In regards to my acting career, I have met so many people and my experiences and direct interactions with those people has humbled me, to realize that there is a lot of talent out there. I got signed to my agency about 2 years ago thanks to a competition called MonologueSlamUK. They basically put me on. The audience was always packed. 400-500 people. I kept applying and auditioning and I got through a couple of times and won a few times. On the fourth time of me performing, my current agency approached the people at MonologueSlamUK and asked for my details. A few months later I went to their headquarters with my mother and I signed with them. The rest is history. I gotta thank MonologueSlamUK though because they really exposed me and gave me the opportunity to do auditions for shows and films. One time I was out with my mother in town and some people from MonologueSlam recognized me lmao. That was crazy af. What are the chances of that happening? Randomly seeing someone who saw you perform at MonologueSlam. It’s not coincidence though everything is connected. I wouldn’t of known about Monologue Slam if it wasn’t for this acting school I used to go to called CTA.
My Dad took me to the auditions for that acting school but its kind of ironic because now he doesn’t support me in my acting career. There’s one meme which describes my Dad so well lmfao ezgi knows which one I’m talking about. The african Dad one.
I know that there are tons of aspiring actors out in LA and New York for example. Realists will say: “realistically, how do you think that you can compete with such a vast amount of competition? There’s a one in a million chance that you’ll make it” and me being an optimistic and a relativist, I say “everything is connected. Thoughts are magnetic. They have physical power. I always need to remember the laws of the universe and just see everything in a positive light. I believe this is my destiny. I already have it, I just need to actualise it. If it was easy, everyone would do it. I want to leave a legacy. this is what I want to do. The only person that can stop me, is me. I realize that there are other people trying to fulfill a similar perceived destiny but I need not think about those, for they are on their own individual path and relationship with truth. I need to make sure that what I’m doing is the focal point. Anything outside my family, friends, hobbies and my penultimate goal is a complete distraction. It’s cool to have fun along the way while I experiencing this reality but I need to lock back in once that “fun” is over.”
I’m really blessed to have such a good agency who provides me with plenty of auditions so that I can keep practicing and honing in on my craft. Nowadays when I go to auditions, I don’t get nervous because I’m used to the whole process of auditioning now. It’s only a matter of time before I’m on the billboards, cinema and television screens living my dreams.
To finish I would like to say this.
The spiritual journey is very individual, highly personal. It cannot be organized or regulated. It isn’t true that everyone should follow one path. Listen to your own truth. Speak your own truth. Be your own truth.
Life isn’t happening to you, it is responding to you. Thoughts and our perception create our reality. Nothing is determinisitic. Nothing is true. All is mind. All is perceptual. Enjoy the journey. Peace, love, light.
*note – all views expressed are my opinion and how I am perceiving this reality. What I am saying isn’t neccesarily true, as truth is relative.*