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May 2020 Update

Please accept my apologies: this is a trash fire of a year and I have so little to share! The industry is STILL shut down and given the current riots, we aren’t going to see a reopening this week. We keep hoping next week, the week after, the week after that… and so far… I […]

April 2020 Update

This post is locked to Patrons of any tier — if you’d like to join, please visit www.katehackett.com/patronage I wish I had *anything* to write here! Things are very, very slow. Something that casting decided to do is host these insanely huge “open calls” virtually — they give you sides, you upload a scene. They […]

March 2020 Update

Well this month was 800 fucking years long, wasn’t it. Basically… the industry shut down. It closed. There are NO auditions and NO productions working. Everyone is home, out of work, stressed, and fucking worried. Even my tutoring clients pulled back; my income dropped to 25% of its normal rate. This is really bad and […]

Self Tape Audition Practice

This post is locked to Patrons of all tiers. If you’d like to see what a self tape practice might look like, join me here: katehackett.com/patronage — these are for educational purposes only and not shareable. Today’s tape has two versions of the same scene. The first take is better lit but I felt like […]

February 2020 Update!

This post is locked to Patrons at any tier! If you want to see what February was like for me and share in personal and professional successes, please hop over to my Patronage site and join! What a great month!! I feel so rejuvenated artistically and personally and like I have all this energy that […]

Actor Experience: The Lucid Body

This post is locked to Patrons at any level. If you’d like to join my team and gain access to this and all other posts, please visit www.katehackett.com/patronage. (Quick Airdrop update — I needed to direct funds into a few other places (website renewal, acting class, and headshots/reels) this month so we’re still at 3285. […]

January 2020 All Hands Update

I decided to open this post up to everyone because I have some announcements & whatnots that I figured we could ALL see and enjoy. If you aren’t a patron, I would really love to have you on the team this year because some cool stuff is changing. First — please give a warm goodbye […]

December 2019 Update!

This post is locked to Patrons only. If you would like to become part of the team and see this and other posts immediately, please consider joining at katehackett.com/patronage. Welcome to 2020! After the usual flurry of activity in early December — sending holiday cards, visiting my representatives to deliver gifts, etc. etc. etc — […]

Get to Know Me Meme, Actor/Writer Edition | Your Questions, Day 11 of 30

This post is locked to Patrons only, any level! To join us, please visit katehackett.com/patronage! 1. Where did you grow up? Maryland! 2. Where do you currently live? Los Angeles! 3. Tea or Coffee? Coffee. All the way. 4. What are your career goals? I would like to show run and star in a series and […]

November Update + December Party!

This post is locked to Patrons only. If you want to join us for our December live chat, which is open to ALL patrons of ANY tier, please visit www.katehackett.com/patronage FIRST. This is important: Please fill this out ASAP so I can find the least bad time for the most people. http://whenisgood.net/xk2yq2a. We’ll do a […]