Facebook groups for actors can be a discouraging place. I was scrolling through one the other day… and there was this thread where someone was complaining about what a terrible time it is for actors right now.

On the one hand, yes, this is a challenging time for humanity in general. Actors are definitely part of this.

On the other hand, there are actors, creators and performers who are thriving.

In this video I talk about where we can find the opportunities in the current challenges we are facing…

We are here to support you. You got this.

Ajarae Coleman | Acting Resource Guru

P.S. If you want to be a part of a Facebook community that is not discouraging at all, Actors Who Get It is the place for you. Request to join here.


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Ajarae is an actress and entrepreneur living in Los Angeles. She founded Workshop Guru in 2012, which expanded into Acting Resource Guru in 2017, to help actors save time and money on classes and workshops, and give them a powerful voice by publishing anonymous actor reviews of acting schools, casting directors, talent agencies and management companies. You can see Ajarae on shows like ABC’s SCANDAL, REVENGE, PRIVATE PRACTICE, and THE CATCH, CBS’s THE McCARTHYS, 2 BROKE GIRLS, and NCIS: NEW ORLEANS, NBC’s DAYS OF OUR LIVES, TNT’s PERCEPTION, I'M SORRY on TruTV, and more. She raised over $17,000 and co-created an action comedy television show called SMACK Unit, currently has national commercials running, and has cultivated rewarding relationships with her agents and manager.


  1. I’ve been meaning to tell you I love the outtakes you now include at the top of the videos. So genuine and real and I think (I hope) one of the outcomes of the pandemic: we’re all a little more real, not overly polished, now that we see each other in our Zoom settings/garb/faces. Thanks!


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