We had the good fortune of connecting with Caden McGlasson and we’ve shared our conversation below.
Hi Caden, we’d love to hear about how you approach risk and risk-taking
Becoming an Actor is as risky as you can possibly get. You’re literally depending on whoever is hired for casting to choose you in a crowd full of people. NOTHING is guaranteed no matter how big you are or your social status. Famous actors get rejected for rolls ALL the time…it’s truly about what you bring to the table…and who you know of course. When I think about risk I think about people who do and people who don’t….I am not a “Don’t” person, never have been.
Please tell us more about your work. We’d love to hear what sets you apart from others, what you are most proud of or excited about. How did you get to where you are today professionally. Was it easy? If not, how did you overcome the challenges? What are the lessons you’ve learned along the way. What do you want the world to know about you or your brand and story?
Acting is an art form but to say it’s ART….I feel that’s a bit too much. When I think of art and film I think of Wes Anderson. Now THATS combining art and film. If you take the actors away you would still get an amazing short silent film that 100% could be put in an art museum (The French Dispatch, Moonrise Kingdom, The Grand Budapest Hotel) all of his work is ART.
Let’s say your best friend was visiting the area and you wanted to show them the best time ever. Where would you take them? Give us a little itinerary – say it was a week long trip, where would you eat, drink, visit, hang out, etc.
Favorite spot in LA?!?! Now THATS a loaded question. I’m a home body and don’t really like to get out much, but when asked where I like to go if I had too, the first thing that comes to mind is North Hollywood. People haven’t discovered yet that North Hollywood is literally the place to go right now! Amazing food, low population (kind of), amazing shops, and it’s constantly being worked on and growing everyday! It’s honestly my home.
Who else deserves some credit and recognition?
Dante Martinez. I wouldn’t have been able to perform my first film project without that man. He’s a writer, director, producer, and an amazing friend, I owe him everything.