You’re probably familiar with the lovely Actors Compass spokesmodel “Marie Edwin” by now. In real life, she is Tucson-based actor Claire Mannle and also happens to be an actual Actors Compass user. Check out her AC website. I had the pleasure of sitting down with Claire (albeit virtually) to learn more about her and how Actors Compass has been useful to her career.
Shannon is a co-founder and the “industry brain” at Actors Compass. With 20+ years of experience in the acting industry and 10+ years as a web developer, she has built, reviewed, and consulted on hundreds of actor sites. The idea for Actors Compass grew out of a business workshop Shannon teaches to graduating acting students at various schools and theaters. A few weeks ago, Helen, also a co-founder and the “all-up-in-your-business brain”, sat down with Shannon to discuss all things Actors Compass.
Helen continues her interview of Shannon below. Read part one of the interview here.
Helen: I’m curious to know a little more about your background as a performer. Can you describe the trajectory of your acting career?
Shannon: I was a professional actor for a little over 20 years, primarily in New York and Los Angeles. I started performing onstage when I was four years old. My older sister […]