LA TO LONDON: HOW'S ACTING DIFFERENT ACROSS THE POND?
This week wraps up my six-month stay in London, and five months of volunteering and studying with The Mono Box team. I landed here on Christmas Eve 2016, a year and a half after taking my first acting class in my hometown of Los Angeles. The plan? To immerse myself in as much training, play-reading and theatre going as I could in my short time here.
Wait wait wait...Okay that’s cool but why would you LEAVE LA to come to London to act? Don’t actors WANT to go to LA?
I got this question within my first two weeks here, from another actor. And have probably gotten it on an every-other-week basis ever since. These started conversations on how different acting is in the two cities, the great things and the pitfalls of each place.
Here’s a rough idea: