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Back on set..

So after being made redundant from my full time job back at the end of Feb (followed by a lovely 3 week cruise around Indonesia), I have decided to take the opportunity to get back into what I love doing most – acting!  I have been auditioning for lots of different things but they are a bit like job interviews, so you just have to do your best and move onto the next one..  but I have managed to start getting some gigs here and there.. I had a day on set back in May for a new telemovie show being produced, and today I was on set for a corporate video.  I also performed in my first ever Hindi Bollywood Show, where I played the lead male as Prince Saleem in Salaam-e-Ishq.  I am hoping some video footage of that will be on my showreel in the near future!

Between the acting jobs I’ve been completing my studies to become a Personal Trainer, and have been doing lots of casual work in promotions, events and hospitality.  I did this sort of work many years ago, and it feels great to be getting back into it.  I love the variety and nature of the work – getting to talk to people, promote new products, work at fun events, and so on.  The only downside is that the work isn’t regular, and some companies are a bit tardy in paying, so I don’t know how much money I will have from week to week.  I am hoping to find something a bit more regular that is casual, but still has good flexibility (and good pay!).. just have to keep looking.

Things have been quiet on the dance side, but I did get to go to Sydney earlier this month to compete with my Bollywood troupe, SARI, in the Indian Australian Singing & Dancing Competition as QLD Finalists.  We didn’t win, but it was a great experience, and lots of fun!