Thriving in the Entertainment Industry

If you’ve ever dreamed of being an actor, writer or singer, this post is for you.  Andrea Lewis, shares invaluable tips on thriving in the entertainment industry. Andrea will discuss being discovered as a youth and how that has been an advantage in her career. She’ll also share insight on how preparing for various sectors of the entertainment industry can be slightly different. For instance, preparing for a career in the music industry, is a bit different than preparing to be an actor.

Andrea starred as Hazel Aden in “Degrassi the Next Generation” and she also wrote a very popular YouTube series entitled: “Black Actress”. In the series she shows acting from the stand point of an actress. Her series shows that black actresses are varied in their life experiences, just as everyone else and shouldn’t be pigeonholed in the roles offered to them. She does this in a subtle and comedic way. She also gives an inside look into the industry and the “hurry up and wait” process that goes along with it. If you’re interested in becoming a writer, you’ll enjoy her interview as well. So sit back, relax and take notes on how to “Thrive In the Entertainment Industry”

This is Shilonda Downing, signing out for Virtual Work Team LLC. – Shilonda Downing, Founder of Virtual Work Team LLC interviews Andrea Lewis who is an actress, singer and a writer. A few of her notable projects include playing Hazel Aden on “Degrassi: The Next Generation”, her album “5, 4, 3, 2, 1” and creating the refreshing web series “Black Actress”. Andrea is going to share with us her tips for thriving in the entertainment industry.

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