Posts filed under: Acting

The Good When you want to get your profile started, new material for your showreel, help a mate on their project or have been out for a while and feeling rusty, student films  can be a great place to gain...
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Being an expat actor in the UK, I’ve learnt to play to my strengths.  So for me that looks like, I go with what comes easiest and hailing from North America I do what I do best and that is...
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I've talked about the inner critic, but what about the outer critic?...
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One of the reasons I wanted to be an actor was because I was told that acting meant you identified real emotions and reacted to the world around – like real life.  So I was interested, so how did this...
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Not sure if Clint Eastwood is the man who came up with the phrase ‘Analysis Paralysis’, but it’s worth a read of this article to understand why I say, to over analyze a script may not help you much in...
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Now this post, may not be the most beautiful, but it could prove very useful to many of you out there.  Like any business the more you know the people you want to work with the better, so if you...
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What better theme for October than the Headless Horseman!  So what does this have to do with performing, you may say, ah, well, that’s exactly what I want to address today! So often I’ve heard from students, ‘I feel like...
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This is a short snippet on what main roles are involved in a production and best business practices when dealing with violence or sexual scenes in the entertainment industry....
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You know the image of a patient as he lies down on the therapists couch and the doctor asks, ‘Comfortable?’ as if it’s a signal to begin. I can’t say I’ve actually laid on too many doctors couches, but I...
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I had a student the other day, ask me, ‘Do I need to go get some acting training and where?’  Or from my own point of view when is a good time to go back to your training? The longer...
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