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Pilar’s Journey Part 1

with Pilar Uribe

Do you consult your inner child when making career decisions? Maybe you should! Anne & Pilar kick off the Boss Voces series at the beginning. They dive into Pilar’s journey from young girl singing + mimicking to finance assistant to Colombian telenovela star, and talk about embracing who you are at every stage in your journey...

In this episode, Anne & Pilar start the Boss Voces series at the beginning: Pilar’s Journey to telenovela star + bilingual voice talent.

"Talk about your strengths, and manifest success" - Pilar

About Pilar

Pilar Uribe is a bilingual voice actor, telenovela star, and radio personality. Born and raised in New York City, she broke into show business with roles in Yo Soy Betty La Fea (Ugly Betty), Pobre Pablo, and El Cartel, filmed in Colombia and Miami. She recorded and produced for WLRN Miami-South Florida and now lives in Los Angeles, where she records voice over for television, radio, and films.

Pilar's Pointers

Quick-share concepts from today’s episode:

  1. Follow your heart! Pilar started acting when she was five & never looked back.

  2. Lean into who you are. Pilar was born + raised in NYC but had Spanish-speaking parents from Colombia. Her knowledge of English + Spanish led to her career as a bilingual talent.

  3. Creativity is expensive. Singing + acting are passions for Pilar, and she’s explored them both at different points in her career.

  4. Don’t limit yourself. Pilar has found success on stage, screen, and in the booth.

  5. Honor your inner child. Pilar started singing with her sister, and followed that path through college to present!

  6. Trust the steps on your journey. Pilar’s telenovela success started from taking work on student films.

  7. Don’t be afraid to try different jobs. Pilar worked in fashion + finance corporate gigs before finding her creative career.

  8. Your friends are your network + support system. Pilar was mentored by her friend, who was also a vocal coach!

  9. Talk about your strengths! Pilar learned to advocate for herself during the TV audition process.

  10. Remember what matters. Pilar had years of TV work in Columbia, but moved back to the states to be close to family.

"When you’re in the middle of executing something, you have to let go and know you’re doing your best."- Anne

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