Actor, David Reale is joining the conversation on Cue To Cue!! David’s passion, insight-fullness, and playful spirit cut through all the noise. David has spent thousands of hours on set, teaching, and in the audition room (on both sides of the table), and today he opens up about how he personally navigates the twists and turns of the industry and shares his own personal struggles as an artist.

This is NOT an episode for those who are looking to make excuses or play a victim in their lives. Today is for those who are ready to take responsibility and empower themselves to start taking action.

Let’s get it!!

In this episode:

  • why you stop trying to be unique in auditions
  •  Get your nerves to work for you and propel you to take more risks in your work
  • how shame can rob you from fully exploring your creativity and stunt your growth as an artist
  • How pulling an epic audition prank on a close colleague and friend turned into one of the greatest artistic experience of his life
  • how being tenacious as an artist is directly linked to being confident as an artist
  • What is actually happening on the otter side of the audition table

David Reale: Start Being Passionate And Stop Trying To Be Unique

by Chelsea Johnson | Cue to Cue

A little about David:

David Reale is a Toronto born actor working in film, television, and theatre. 

Recently he starred as the title character in My Name is Asher Lev (The Segal Centre/The Royal Manitoba Theatre Centre co-production). Other theatre credits include The Great Gatsby (Lower Ossington Theatre), SHEETS(The Theatre Centre) and Mirvish Productions’ Ghost Stories. He co-produced and starred in Pvt. Wars and George Bernard Shaw's The Fatal Gazogene with indie theatre stalwarts The Red One Theatre Collective.

    Reale starred in the critically acclaimed film BANG BANG BABY, which won Best First Feature at the 2014 Toronto International Film Festival. He is featured in Aaron Sorkin’s directorial debut, Molly’s Game and the upcoming film GEORGETOWN, directed by and starring Academy Award winner Christoph Waltz.  Some of David’s television credits include recurring as Benjamin “The I.T Guy” on SUITS (USA), and guest appearances in MURDOCH MYSTERIES(CBC), The Boys (Amazon) and many more. Reale plays Charlie Cole in the Ubisoft video game franchise Tom Clancy’s Splinter Cell: Blacklist. 

    As a teacher, David leads classes based in the Meisner technique at the studio of his mentor, John Riven, at George Brown College’s Acting for Media and Theatre programs and at AMAW Toronto.

Follow David!

Instagram: @therealedavid

Twitter: @davidreale

Photography by: Sarah Stewart Photography 



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