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When it rains, it pours

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When it rains, it pours

With the arrival of my little boy Jonah, I felt my acting career slipping away. In my head, my priorities were forced to shift.  Number one was providing for my family which meant refocusing and knuckling down on my day job and selling more.  Over the last few months its felt like my soul was …

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Post Audition Blues

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Post Audition Blues

I had an audition for a TVC today, I really want the role as it’s a really fun character to play.  I received the script on Tuesday and the audition was today, Thursday.  I learnt both characters lines as I also wanted a shot at the lead. For two days I memorised and rehearsed the …

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Step One

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Step One

So for the last 8 months I’ve been in kind of a rut.  Only when you come out the other end do you realise how far down you were.  I’ve started to feel kind of myself again and now seeing light at the end of this tunnel. I find it interesting that this was around …

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Back to Chinese school

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Back to Chinese school

So I had a meeting today with a very important person in the acting industry and the subject of culture and language came up. Ever since I can remember I have never really taken my Chinese culture too seriously, I’ve actually avoided it. I was born in Australia and never really thought that my Asian …

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Dropped the ball? Well kinda….

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Dropped the ball? Well kinda….

Lost Focus? CHECK.  Become Lazy? CHECK. Put on weight? CHECK So this is what has happened in the last few months.  It sort of creeps up on you like underwear and sometimes you just need to get on up there and yank it out. I have been lucky in the past to have projects back …

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Project Update

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Project Update

So you’ve been thinking to yourself, “Where’s that Leon guy? What’s he been up to? Why hasn’t there been a blog post?” Well fear not! I am here to answer all your important questions. In a nut shell, for the last 2 months I’ve been filming a Comedy Channel pilot, “And Several Butcher Aprons”, as …

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TVC for Mental Health South Australia

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TVC for Mental Health South Australia

I just arrived back home last night from a 10 day holiday in Singapore.  I saw ‘WICKED’ for the third time and this time I had front row seats in the centre.  It great to be able to see the actors faces close up and watch their expressions and emotions as they performed.  I also had the opportunity to see Jemma Rix (Elphaba) get …

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It’s not just about you…….or is it?

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It’s not just about you…….or is it?

Well here we are in 2012 with my first blog entry and things have certainly been progressing.  The Blowflies team filmed a few scenes at my house last weekend and I had the great opportunity to watch Ben Chau and David Partridge perform.  It’s amazing  how much you learn from watching other actors.  I filmed a short scene myself and …

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Mile High Blogging

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Mile High Blogging

I wrote this blog entry while I was sitting on the plane travelling to Sydney in mid December. As usual my procrastination took over and so here I am posting it on the 26th of December after chowing down on Christmas day left overs. So before I get to cutting and pasting this blog post …

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My Inner Critic

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My Inner Critic

It’s been over a month since my last blog post and there has been a lot happening, I won’t bore you with the all details as there is still quite a bit to go through for this month’s blog. To start the photo for this blog entry is a Telethon Poster that was put up …

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