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035: Toni Trucks

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Toni Trucks started early in this business of acting, dancing and singing with a goal in mind…to be on Broadway.  But how she achieved that goal came with a tenacious spirit and openness of saying yes to opportunities placing her in front of the decision makers.  This interview will inspire you to say YES to all opportunities and teach you how to manifest your dream job.  Toni gives practical insight on how to handle disappointment in the predictably unpredictable industry.  The Organized Actor Book has taught Toni how to effectively take control of her business and stretch each year as an artist.  Toni has been working as an actress the majority of her life and shares intimate details of some of her most successful auditions to how she handles heartbreak and ego.
Toni Trucks is currently a series regular on the hit CBS show SEAL TEAM.  She is best known for her work in the Showtime series BARBERSHOP, THE TWILIGHT SAGA: BREAKING DAWN-PART 2, FRANKLIN & BASH, and MUSIC & LYRICS.

Tune into our Interview on iTunes HERE

 

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“Alliteration is key.”

“Toni Trucks, TT, everyone always told me you’re either a wrestler or a striper.”

“I started working right away because I was very tenacious.”

“I would do one new thing a year, that was always my goal.”

“That’s the exciting thing about theater, every gets in there and you’re having this experience as a family.”

“I was really in the habit of learning things very quickly.”

“I had not seen the movie Barbershop before my audition.”

“I call Pat McCorkle every year on the anniversary of the Barbershop audition and thank her.”

“I wrote myself a letter that I was suppose to open if I didn’t get the part.”

“It was hard because in the moment you feel so big but it is appropriate to make yourself feel a little small.”

“It was like who was going to win the lottery.”

“If its meant for you, it will be there for you.” | CLICK TO TWEET

“Even though I was a lead on a TV show, I couldn’t break myself out of the mindset of hustle.”

“As a performer we are predictably unpredictable.”

“Prepare for the worst because you know you can always handle the best.”

“When I didn’t have lines in Twilight, it re-invigorated my appetite for lines. It reminded me of what I wanted.”

“Mirror work; manifesting the things that you want.”

“I can’t tell you how and I can’t tell you when, but everything is going to be okay.”

“Your work saves you.”

“Trusting what is yours will come to you.”

“You are an actor, you are the sum of your experiences.” | CLICK TO TWEET

“If you love your job and your craft more than you are uncomfortable, press on!” | CLICK TO TWEET

 

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