This episode tackles the thorny question of dating when working as an actor. As a couple, Georgie and Pierce are well placed to answer the question, what difficulties are encountered as a member of the acting profession in a full-time relationship? From time constraints to on-set intimacy, get familiar with the different dynamics an acting career offers.
‘The day-to-day life of acting when you’re both having uncertain job security, maybe you’ve got day jobs to juggle around everything, even though you know that’s going to happen when you date an actor it’s still difficult.’ – Pierce
‘What that character is feeling, you are feeling. That’s exactly why it has an effect on your daily life, on your relationships, on your family life, whatever it might be.’ – Pierce
‘Ok, you may not be able to go out to a club every single weekend, you may have to skip drinking nights with your friends, but if you manage your expectations and the goal is to spend time with each other, it doesn’t matter where, instantly that time becomes so much more valuable.’ – Georgie
‘Find out how you work together as actors because Pierce and I found out the hard way.’ – Georgie
‘I think it’s good to sometimes open those conversations, not only for your partner, but sometimes I think for you as well to workshop it and work out ‘am I actually ok with this scene?’’ – Georgie
ABOUT THE HOSTS
Georgie King and Pierce Connelly are a couple and business partners with experience in TV, film and theatre. Co-founders of The Acting Warehouse, an organisation dedicated to helping you achieve turning your passion for acting into a full-time career, they are here to guide you to get out there, find opportunities and land roles.
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