About This Episode

David was so generous with his time, and spoke to us while filming on the set of Soldado, The sequel to Benicio Del Toro’s Film Sicaro. We spoke about understanding an individual’s essence and taking control of the audition room.

David won a Talent deal for best actor at the NBC short film fest. David speaks to us about what he was doing as an actor for his career leading up winning that talent deal and how that has helped open doors and get him noticed in bigger rooms for better opportunities.

David’s credits include End of Watch, Switched at Birth, Jane the Virgin, Blindspot and many more! You wouldn’t know by speaking to him how much he has accomplished in such a short amount of time because he is so humble. It’s refreshing hearing his take on the industry and how focused he is on the work. You’ll being seeing so much more of this guy, he’s just getting started!

Topics discussed:

  • Understanding one’s’ essence
  • Winning Best Actor award at the NBC short film showcase
  • taking control in the audition room
  • Taking care of yourself on set
  • Thinking as a collaborator
  • Being fulfilled in who and where you are now
  • Stay focused, continue to work on your craft

Want to know more about David?

Quotes from David:

  • “your job is to cause a stir in the most healthiest way…”
  • ”you can steal something and make it your own, but never imitate..”
  • ”the recognition will come from doing the work, eventually, no one is going to be an over night success so keep taking classes keep auditioning and you’ll get your break..you’ll get your break.”


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Actor, Director, and Writer

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