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Dennis Haysbert: To develop a character, I try to figure out who the person is

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…

Screenwriting Star William Goldman dies at 87

  Screenwriting Star William Goldman dies at 87 The writer of the screenplays for Misery, Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid, All the President’s Men and Marathon Man died at 87, after a…

Model and actress Kim Porter was found dead Thursday at her L.A. area home. She was 47.

  Model and actress Kim Porter was found dead Thursday at her L.A. area home. She was 47. According to Huffingtonpost: Model and actress Kim Porter was found dead Thursday at her L.A….

  • Trivia Answer

    Trivia Answer: Twilight Twilight, which first premiered on November 17, 2008, in Los Angeles, went on to earn more than $300 million dollars. It was the beginning of the Twilight Saga film series,…

    What is an “Objective”?

    What is an “Objective”? Objectives help actors make strong character choices and deliver more interesting performances. (by Tonya Taylor) An “Objective”, in acting, refers to something (or some things) a character wants and…

    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…

    Top 5 Actor-Turned-Politicians

    Top 5 Actor-Turned-Politicians (by Darryl Green) It’s election time! It’s time to see which politicians will win and which ones will lose, which party will gain power, and which one will lose it,…

    Acting Tip

    The Types of Actor Headshots

    Learn more about the different ways actors use headshots to market themselves! Learn More

    Andrew Garfield: Treat every character like a real person

    “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…

    Don’t focus on how you say your lines. Focus on why.

      Don’t focus on HOW you say your lines. Focus on WHY you say your lines. Once you understand your character’s “why”, you will naturally emphasize words based on that “why” (by Tonya…

    Trivia Answer

    Trivia Answer: Pulp Fiction On this day, in 1994, Pulp Fiction was released in the United States, weaving together several stories of crime in Los Angeles. The film was written and directed by…