Acting Quotes

Quote of the day: Martin Landau

Quote of the Day: “In a well-written script, what people say to each other – the dialogue – is what a character’s willing to reveal, willing to share with another person. The 90%…

Quote of the Day: Dennis Haysbert

Quote of the day: To develop a character, I try to figure out who the person is, where he’s from. Who were his parents? How did he relate to his parents? Where did…

Konstantin Stanislavski: “When you play an evil man, look to see where he is good.”

“When you play an evil man, look to see where he is good. When you play an old man, look to see where he is young”. (Konstantin Stanislavski) This quote from Konstantin Stanislavski…

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  • Acting Quote: Andrew Garfield

    “Every single character an actor takes on, they need to treat that person as if they were real, in order to feel the correct amount of responsibility for their existence, because your job…

    Stella Adler: “If that is acting, I don’t want to do it.”

    “Drawing on the emotions I experienced — for example, when my mother died — to create a role is sick and schizophrenic. If that is acting, I don’t want to do it.” (Stella…

    David Carradine: “The problem is not that acting is hard….”

      Acting Quote: “The problem is not that acting is hard. The problem is that there are over 100,000 members of SAG-AFTRA, and only hundreds of jobs” (David Carradine)   (The late David…

    Uta Hagen: “We must overcome the notion that we must be regular”

    Master Quote: “We must overcome the notion that we must be regular…it robs you of the chance to be extraordinary and leads you to the mediocre.” (Uta Hagen) ___________________________________________________________________________________________ Uta Hagen (June 12,…

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    Stella Adler: “You can’t be boring…”

    Acting Quote: “You can’t be boring. Life is boring. The weather is boring. Actors must not be boring.” (Stella Adler)       _____________________________________________________________________________________ Stella Adler (February 10, 1901 – December 21, 1992)…

    “This industry eats women up in their 20’s and spits them out in their 30’s…”

    “This industry eats women up in their 20’s and spits them out in their 30’s…I haven’t really experienced that ‘shelf-life’ issue because of my willingness to embrace my age and continue to allow…

    Quote of the day: Sanford Meisner

      “Act before you think – your instincts are more honest than your thoughts.” (Sanford Meisner) _____________________________________________________________________________________ This quote exemplifies the Sanford Meisner theory of acting, a theory brought manifest in the development…