AIP012 | How to Market Your Acting When You Have a Disability - with Shannon DeVido by The Acting Income Podcast published on 2015-06-10T08:00:59Z Actor and comedian Shannon DeVido talks with Ben Hauck on the many facets of working as an actor who also has a disability. In the interview, Shannon covers the topic of marketing herself as an actor versus as an actor with a disability, what "PWD" means on a résumé, and what to show (or not to show) in a headshot. She shares what kinds of roles she auditions for as well as the logistics involved when auditioning in a wheelchair. Shannon also offers advice for breaking out of being seen as a disabled actor and more primarily as an actor. She shares other ways she makes money outside of acting, not to mention how doing as web series increased her visibility as an actor. Shannon concludes the interview with her opinions on the need for the industry to open their minds to disabled actors when it comes to casting. Ben rounds out the episode with information on Inclusion in the Arts, which has a database of performers with disabilities.