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How to Warm Up as an Actor

How to Warm Up as an Actor All actors must warm up before walking onto the stage or set for the first time. While this means learning the lines and cues inside and out, warm-ups need a little more. Actors must use their whole body, voice, and mind to bring a role to life. These warm-ups are guaranteed to help […]

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How to Create a Character for Acting

How to Create a Character for Acting Without a character, there’s no acting role. Even if the writers have carefully crafted a character with some great word choices, it takes an actor to bring that character to life. Acting is the art form that portrays a character in real-time.Creating a character for acting is difficult. Finding a role with a […]

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The Basics of Body Language for Actors

The Basics of Body Language for Actors Acting goes beyond memorizing and delivering lines. Non-verbal communication is very vital in becoming an effective actor. Perfect delivery of the script is useless if the actor’s face and body stay still. Actors body language can help them keep the audience engaged. Showing physical expressions can help provide an idea of what the […]

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10 Tips to Help You Become a Better Actor

10 Tips to Help You Become a Better Actor Hollywood is made up of stars and superstars. No, really, it’s true. You may be an amazing actor who can pull off any role perfectly, but unless you can market yourself in a way that will bring the right people to you… your lifelong dream might remain just that: A dream. […]

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How Improv Can Improve Your Acting Skills

How Improv Can Improve Your Acting Skills How Improv Can Improve Your Acting SkillsYou’re on stage. A scene starts and your inner actor kicks into gear. You improvise a line just as the director expected, but then something goes wrong: you miss your cues, you start thinking about the way you look, or you freeze up.  Improv is scary because it’s […]

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Wardrobe Tips for Auditions

Wardrobe Tips for Auditions Auditioning for the next Rambo movie? Don’t show up wearing spandex and a headband! It’s not that you shouldn’t care about what you wear to an audition. After all, there are lots of things you need to think about before an audition. But actually, your choice of attire is pretty important!The way you look can affect […]

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What is Method Acting?

What is Method Acting? Remember the bony structure of Christian Bale in the film The Machinist when he lost some 60 pounds? His body fat was so low that his body structure resembled that of a skeleton. Actors who go to such lengths to become as close as possible to the character they are playing are known as Method Actors. […]

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