They say that high risk means high reward, and I am not sure who “they” are… but “they” are right. It all started with a phone call.
I check my phone and I have an inbound call from Moore Creative Talent. Carol tells me, “Greg I have an interesting proposition for you.” I had been submitted for a reoccurring character on an episode of NBC’s “Chicago Fire” and that if I was interested I need to find my way to Chicago in three days for the audition. High risk, high reward, I kept thinking to myself. Tickets were booked, friends were spoken to, and couches for sleeping were arranged.
I would be auditioning for the biggest casting agent in Chicago, Claire Simon. Needless to say, I was nervous. Between the money spent on the plane ticket, my food and everything else, this was one of those ‘I gotta ace this one’ moments.
From my perspective, the audition went well. I was informed...