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Sunday, November 15, 2009

entertainment industry coach question 258: I want to be a set massage therapist. How do I do that?

You must give ME 100 massages.

Okay, that’s not the real answer, but I sure wouldn’t mind it. I don’t think there’s a union for set massage therapists, but I’d check with IATSE, just to be sure.

All of the tools I share with other classifications who want to work on sets apply to you, too:

  1. It’s who you know, so build relationships with people who work on sets and can get you on.
  2. Market yourself, and create a “buzzy” hook, so you’ll be memorable.
  3. Brush up on your interviewing skills.
  4. Find other successes set masseuses and model them.
  5. Network, network, network!
For more tips and articles by top entertainment industry career coach, The Greenlight Coach, visit www.TheGreenlightCoachBlog.com