This term refers to the first step
of something that can be described as great
. The Big Break is typically the springboard that propelled someone important
into their current status, or at least gave them a start
in their career
. The Big Break doesn't play favorites most of the time and just about anyone is eligable. It comes down to some hard work
, being at the right place at the right time
and a little luck
. The good kind.
Big Breaks are often mentioned in the biography of celebrities, because it is difficult to be noticed in the sea of unknown talents. Thus a break is a way in. Often, it is a demo tape in the hands of the right executive or a foot in the door to an acting agency. Big Breaks come in all shapes and sizes.
Perhaps we all have a Big Break waiting for us sometime in this journey.