Method is Dead: Acting your truth
Theorists and academics have stunted the creativity of actors, taking them further away from authenticity and truth. We’re taking back control, stripping back and simplifying the art.
Here, I will be sharing articles on the practice of acting, tips and techniques you can immediately put into effect.
- Taking creative breaksOne of my favourite books and a book that I rarely leave the house without is the Tao Te Ching by Lao Tzu. I’ve lost count of how many times I’ve read it and yet every time I … Continue reading “Taking creative breaks”
- Unique Selling Point Part 1: Doing the jobBut isn’t USP just typecasting yourself? When I first introduce the idea of a USP to actors that have just started training with me I can see their brains rattling at the idea of being “typecast” or “put … Continue reading “Unique Selling Point Part 1: Doing the job”
- Auditioning Part One: Getting it ‘Right’“I just want to make sure I get it right!” The audition process can be a terrifying experience for most actors, especially those new to the industry or those who haven’t booked a job for a while. Here … Continue reading “Auditioning Part One: Getting it ‘Right’”
- Objectives: If you’re excited so are weFinding an objective is one of the most, if not the most, important aspect of preparation for an actor. Regardless of the approach/philosophy or practice, finding the character’s objective is paramount for understanding the text and enabling yourself … Continue reading “Objectives: If you’re excited so are we”
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