Actor-friendly jobs to pay the rent while you pursue your career.

“I’ve been acting or wanted to be an actor since I was 12. I went to NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts for drama, I graduated in May, and now I’m temping.” Zelda Knapp’s story will be familiar to countless actors: She works as a receptionist at a law firm in New York and is just one of many working actors keeping an office day job to make ends meet. Temp jobs like hers can offer the flexibility that a performer needs. Still, office jobs can also pull actors away from their primary goals if they’re not careful. Read the rest of this entry »