EP 053 | SUCCESS IS A MOVING TARGET

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About this Episode

Ever felt sure you’d made it, only to find yourself wondering how to pay the rent a few months later? Or, were so busy you couldn’t breathe and then you realized there were no new jobs in the pipeline? Recognized and acclaimed actors sometimes feel the same way.
In this episode we learn:
– that it’s normal to think you may never work again
– why we can expect career peaks and valleys
– how to deal with professional envy
– why it’s dangerous to compare someone’s outsides with your insides

Take Aways

Intermission Magazine (article): Wrestling with Success

Globe & Mail: What the Giller Prize means to Michael Redhill


Design Intervention

Christine says, sometimes the only power we have as artists is to say no. Say no to the job that won’t satisfy you. Say no to an opportunity that doesn’t feel right. Saying no can be a powerful way to shape your destiny.


Meet Christine Horne

Christine is an actor, bird-watcher, walk-taker, and new mother. Born and raised in Aurora‎, Ontario, she now splits her time between Toronto and the Northumberland Hills.

Christine made her feature film debut in the 2007 adaptation of The Stone Angel, sharing the lead role with Academy Award winner Ellen Burstyn.

Other film and television credits include The Go-Getters, Hyena Road, How To Plan An Orgy In A Small Town, The Captive, Sex After Kids, Tru Love, Stories We Tell, Entangled, We Wanted More, The Untitled Work of Paul Shepard, Othello, Lost Girl, Murdoch Mysteries, Saving Hope, Remedy, Dark Matter, Republic of Doyle, Rookie Blue, King, and Played. She also works extensively in the theatre with stage credits including the title role in Prince Hamlet, Iceland (WhyNot Theatre), CamBaby (Toronto Fringe), The Road to Paradise (Human Cargo/Crow’s), Tom At The Farm (Buddies), The Seagull (Crow’s), Belleville (Company Theatre), Farther West (Soulpepper), Between the Sheets (Nightwood), The Great Gatsby (The Grand), Andromache (Necessary Angel), Romeo and Juliet (Canadian Stage), The Turn of the Screw (DVxT), Miss Julie: Sheh’mah (KICK Theatre), Twelfth Night (Resurgence), Bluebeard (Toronto Fringe), and Gorey Story (Thistle Project).

Christine has won a Canadian Screen Award, a Dora Award, has been nominated for two ACTRA Awards, and is a recipient of the 2016 Birks Diamond Tribute to Women in Film. She is a graduate of the Acting Program at York University.

View her full credits on IMDB.
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