Film and television careers have times of feast and famine. In the Fall of 2023, the US Actors Strike continues. Many people in both film and TV, in both the US and Canada find themselves in a serious reduction in work income. How can film and TV professionals stay resilient in their careers? In this episode, Mark Franklin speaks with actors who have diversified their careers with transferable skills. Listen to Jenny Young’s career story of running her own shoe shine company, Penny Loafers Shoe Shine. In the second half, Canadian actor and television host Rex Hagon, talks about his side career as a coach and trainer.

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