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Remaining Open To Creative Growth & Expansion…

It is said that doing the same thing and expecting a different outcome is the definition of insanity.

When we really take a moment to contemplate the depths of this…

It is absolutely true.

Who wants to live the same thing over and over, right?

Staying in that kind of non-stop set structure…

Without the desire to expand and grow…

Creates utter stagnation that deprives us of the inspirational gifts that contribute to our creative expansion and evolution.

As artists…

As co-creators…

As human beings…

It is within our genetic makeup to crave creative growth and expansion…

And then contribute all we can…

From all that we have learned and experienced…

To the world through our chosen mediums…

In order to continue that creative expansive evolutionary process for the greater good.

However, when something new challenges our set belief system and daily routine…

The ego loves to say “Oh Hell No!

Defense mechanisms may very often kick in…

Fear seizes us…

And causes us to lock down…

White knuckling onto the familiar…

Convincing us that some imaginary net is keeping us safe from the unpredictable tightrope of Life’s moment to moment changes.

But that is false…

It is actually staying in the familiar that is causing our creative demise…

Because it deprives us of all that delicious artistic and creative growth that can only happen by experiencing all the newness Life has to offer…

Moment to unknown moment…

As actors…

As artists…

We MUST be open to change…

We MUST be willing to break the ‘everyday’ cycle structure mentality…

In order to experience a higher level of creative consciousness.

However, sometimes creative growth and expansion cannot happen unless there is a willingness to sit with the discomfort that often accompanies change.

Whether we are aware of it or not…

Whether we like it or not…

There is no escape from this…

Simply because by the laws of nature itself…

Each and every moment requires a physical, mental, emotional, and yes, even spiritual shift within us.

As we consciously begin to accept this…

We can begin the process of truly activating it in our everyday Life…

And along the way…

There will most likely be many twists and turns challenging our belief system…

Our patterns…

And whatever else we have held onto…

All the while inevitably adjusting it.

Trust that all has been set in place so that our on-purpose creative soul can discover and experience the greatest possible evolution contracted for our individual artistic journey.

As we go deeper into dismantling creative stagnation…

It can sometimes feel somewhat overwhelming due to the restructuring of Life patterns from a colloquial essence to that of an acute awareness.

This is the beginning of change in and of itself.

This is part of the creative healing and metamorphosis process.

And this process may not always be experienced as what may be labelled as ‘positive’.

It may have taken an enormous accumulation of traumatic…

And emotional toxins…

To result in a present state of stagnation…

As these stored poisons energetically release from our creative Life…

There might possibly be an unpleasant cleanse mirroring the cause…

We must not be surprised if there are even moments during which we feel ‘locked’ in our head, ‘paralyzed’ in our body…

Or even uncomfortable and unpredictable emotional/physical pains emerging…

Very often this is the ego trying to desperately avoid change…

And hold onto its ‘safe identity’…

While a cleansing/recalibration process takes place…

Be what it may…

Trust in the light within the process…

Do not resist it…

The only thing that is holding us back from the gifts of the creative unknown…

Is our fear of the creative unknown.

Resistance is fear’s energetic way of brainwashing…

And we have all come way too far to be at the mercy of it…

When we are able to dissolve all useless fear…

And its resistance…

Through our conscious awareness of it…

And seek refuge within…

All the blocks that we feel imprison us…

Begin to dissolve…

And we can experience the change we seek…

And we grow…

And we expand…

And we share…

And we expand…

And we grow…

There awaits not only personal and creative freedom…

But also a delicious sense of peace…

And wellbeing…

To be enjoyed within daily Life…

To continue to share…

To grow…

And to expand.

With all that said, I urge you to not be held back by what may be perceived as ‘Limitation’. 

There is always a way! 

You have to understand that you are the answer to your very own creative life. 

You are the answer to your work. 

Allow yourself to become aware that as actors…

As artists…

As co-Creators…

You (we) have a calling and even a mission…

That is capable of shifting some of the darkest realities and consciousness that humanity still has to face…

With the objective of creating a better today and tomorrow…

Provided that you (we) take on that role responsibly and with commitment, accountability, respect, compassion, awareness, insight, and pure intent. 

Never forget that we…

Y(our) voice…

Y(our) instrument…

Y(our) actions…

And y(our) work is infinitely more powerful than you (we) may have been led to believe. 

Never underestimate that y(our) individual creative power…

Has the potential to uplift and even heal those who you may never even know in this lifetime. 

Like a pebble being gently tossed into a vast pond…

That ripple effect will reach all those whom it is meant to reach. 

But you (we) have to be on that knowing of what you (we) can do. 

Stay the course.

Stay an integral part of the process. 

Stay intent. 

Stay awake.

Stay in that creative transformative light. 

Remain open to y(our) very own creative growth and expansion.

You (we) can move mountains…

You (we) can always choose to be the lighthouse in the storm.

You (we) can continue to blossom even in the most unlikely places…

And during the most unlikely of times!

Much Love, 

Mario


The Actor’s Generosity Of Spirit…

Their Question:

“In addition to what you teach about the importance of an actor’s craft, what else do you think it takes to do the kind of work that we all admire and respect?”

My Answer:

“I think it takes a very special actor… 
I think it takes an actor… 
That has a very open heart… 
I think it takes an actor…
That is so willing to give…
That is so willing to be vulnerable…
In whatever situation (textually speaking) he or she finds him or herself in…
In pursuit of the truth of those circumstances…
And you can see it…
You know it…
You know when an actor is there…
You know when an actor is giving…
You know when an actor has that generosity of spirit… 
You see it in their eyes…
You see it in their soul… 
You see it in their energy… 
And it’s this powerful thing…
That gets us from sitting back…
To leaning forward…
Because there’s something magnetic about them…
And that magnetism…
Is our ability to relate to them…
To understand…
Somewhat, someway and somehow…
What they are going through…
And that is what that generosity of spirit does… 
It’s this magical energy…
That brings a collective…
To a commonality…
Of the human experience…
And those are the actors that we see…
That transform us…
That move us…
That take us somewhere…
That inspire us…
And that we greatly respect and admire…
There has to be a generosity of spirit…
There just has to be.”
 I hope you enjoy this MC² Actors Studio Masterclass interview.
Much Love, 
Mario


Get Up! Get Up! Get Up!

“You may have to endure a lot…
You may even find yourself ‘suffering’ in some way at times…
But if you keep persevering…
If you keep on believing in what you are doing…
If you simply do not give up…
You will find that all that hardship will pay it forward by bringing something inexplicably magical to your life…
Every hardship plants the seed for a transformative victory…
Never forget your passion…
Never forget your strength…
Never forget your power…
No one ever said it was going to be easy…
There are going to be seasons of strife and struggle….
But it is from those accumulated moments that will come your greatest inspirations…
So…
No matter what life may throw at you…
No matter how many times life may knock you down…
No matter how often life may cause you to fall…
I urge you to use every ounce of passion burning within your life force and…
get up…
get uP…
get UP…
geT UP…
gET UP…
GET UP…
GET UP!
GET UP!!
GET UP!!!” 

Much Love, 
Mario


The Studio Environment: Upholding The Professional Standard…

Questions…
What is a professional acting studio environment?
Why do you choose to study at a professional acting studio?
How do you approach the continual exercising of your craft?
How do you approach doing the work at the studio?
What is your personal objective when it comes to…
What you want to gain…
What you want to learn…
What you want to experience…
What you want to do…
And what you want to accomplish…
When you are paying your hard earned money so that you can learn…
And continue the cultivation of a craft that you love?
Are getting those needs met?
Do you really own what you want to get out of a professional acting studio environment?
Are you learning what to do so you have a skillset that you can always rely on…
So that you know where to start…
So that you know how to persevere…
So that you know what you are doing…
So that you can specifically live in the unknown of the moment within the givens of the world of the text…
No matter what project you work on at the studio…
Or more importantly…
Offered to work on in the real world?
Is what you are learning applicable for what the real world demands?
Does it mirror what is needed in the professional world for you to do your job as a professional actor?
What standard do you hold the studio to?
And more importantly again…
What standard do you hold yourself to as you exercise your craft in that studio environment?
Do you hold yourself to the same standard that you hold other actors that you watch and respect on film, television and stage?
If not…
Why not?
What are you really exercising?
If these questions strike a chord, you do not want to miss this MC² Actors Studio Masterclass Interview.

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Going Beyond Limitation…

When times are tough and obstacles seems insurmountable…
 Do you exclaim: 
OK, I”m done!
Or do you simply state:
OK, I am just beginning.”
How far are you willing to go?
What standard do you hold yourself to?
What feeds your inspiration?
What gives birth to your creative genius?
Are you driven by the passion of your creative fire?
Or the hot steam of what you want to hear yourself say about it?
Why are actors such a powerful and essential force for humanity?
Do you even know how powerful you truly are?
Why is it such an honor to be able work in this profession?
If these questions vibrate within you, then you will not want to miss this powerful MC² Actors Studio Masterclass Interview.

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