I have heard thy prayer, I have seen thy tears, behold I will heal thee.
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Monday, March 2, 2009

Got a Call for a Miniseries!

First of all I want to note how bugged I am at myself!!!!! Tonight Bryan checked my phone and noticed I has missed a call and had a voice mail. I didn't revognize the phone number but noticed it was 3:15pm when they called. I listened to the voice message and I couldn't believe what had happened!! It was Good Faith Casting- that was the casting director for the TV Miniseries that I auditioned for like over a month ago.......calling me for a part! It wasn't any of the parts I auditioned for, but for a really good extra role and I WOULD be on set Monday and Tuesday! Notice would be on set....I didn't even notice I had the voice message until 9pm!! I called, but I am sure they found another available actress to take the part. I can't believe I missed it!!! But on the upside- I had one of the acting teachers I was taking classes from make me feel like I shouldn't have auditioned for the miniseries, incinuating that I was not ready. So it makes me feel good to know that the casting director must have liked me enough to call me for a different part. It wasn't a speaking part probably...but she thought of me. So therefore I know I must have something she liked and remembered and that is really encouraging. There will be another opportunity I am sure and the more I get involved in the acting community here, the more I will find those opportunities available to me! SO I am BUMMED I missed out...But PUMPED they even called me back and wanted me! Until next time! Which there will be a next time!!!!!

2 comments:

Somer Love said...

Awesome! There will totally be a next time!

Sharlie Kaltenbach said...

Hi Jamie,

My cousin Marshall sat next to your mother-in-law on the plane a few months ago and passed your amazing story and your blog onto me. I have just spent the last hour reading it and watching your video and am so touched! I especially loved your testimony and am grateful you shared it on your blog, it is very powerful.

I think you may have gone to BYU-I? My cousin thought you did...anyway, I was there for a few summers too. My mom was born and raised in Rexburg so I've spent lots of time there and I love Idaho : )

It's great to meet you! I hope we get to know each other better!

Blessings, Sharlie
sharlie@larsenglobal.com

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