We had the good fortune of connecting with Chase Coleman and we’ve shared our conversation below.
Hi Chase, do you disagree with some advice that is more or less universally accepted?
I believe there’s a great balance between being patient and not rushing, and making sure you’re actively on top of what you are working for. This specifically applies to the entertainment industry, where it’s very difficult to have any amount of control over any aspect of your career aside from the aesthetics of you as a person and what you do to build yourself up as a human.
Waiting around so not as to rock the boat is most of the time not the right answer. Being one of the first ones through the gate is what I think wins the most races.
Alright, so let’s move onto what keeps you busy professionally?
I believe you should always be finding the joy in what you’re doing. If you’ve lost the happiness in your work, then you should adjust your direction. By focusing on what is enjoyable out of the choices I’ve made to get to where I am, it allows a space for happiness and gratitude to exist. I’ve come to believe that our thoughts have power, and by focusing our thoughts, we can manifest our happiness through the enjoyment of our art and creativity!
I do not think this means don’t stretch or bend yourself, because challenges are what make us stronger.
Any places to eat or things to do that you can share with our readers? If they have a friend visiting town, what are some spots they could take them to?
I’d love to take them for a morning surf at Sunset Beach or Venice! Then we’d go grab a delicious breakfast burrito from Eerewhon and go eat it on the roof deck at home. Then we’d chill for a bit and go karaoke that night at Boardwalk 11 in Culver City! Shoutout is all about shouting out others who you feel deserve additional recognition and exposure. Who would you like to shoutout?
I’d like to dedicate this first of all to my amazing lovely partner Taylor Murphy-Sinclair. She’s also an amazingly talented actor, singer and published author! Without her life would have been much more difficult the past couple years! I also want to thank my mom who was my first ever believer in what I wanted to do. On top of my amazing team and support group I’ve built throughout my life, I wouldn’t be here without any of them!