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MEET A MEMBER - JANINE GATELAND

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Meet Janine from Yorkshire who moved to LA 5 years ago to continue her acting career.

Was there a particular reason you chose LA? I grew up watched movies and was mesmerized with the glamour of Hollywood. I’d stay up till the early hours every year to watch the glitzy Oscars.  I knew acting was what I wanted to do from a very early age but knew staying in Yorkshire wasn’t going to help me get there. After moving to ‘the big smoke’, London was where I headed for drama school. Being a country girl from a tiny sleepy village, going 200 miles to a huge big city was not the usual done thing, so it was incredibly daunting, but I wanted to follow my dreams, so it had to be done!  Then back in 2005 I took a few masterclasses with a Hollywood acting coach in London, this triggered my interest further to check out Los Angeles. Although I love London, the culture, and my acting career I achieved back home, I knew the fast pace of the city life wasn’t for me. New York is similar to London but I…