Acting Quotes

Michael B. Jordan: “After all my auditions, I started throwing my sides away.”

Michael B. Jordan: “After all my auditions, I started throwing my sides away.” (arranged by AM Staff) (Michael B. Jordan in Fruitvale Station) “After all my auditions, I started throwing my sides away.”…

Bryan Cranston: “I knew I wanted to become an actor. I’m not going to have a fallback plan.”

Bryan Cranston: “I knew I wanted to become an actor. I’m not going to have a fallback plan.” (arranged by Carmichael Phillips) (Bryan Cranston in Breaking Bad) “I knew I wanted to become…

Viola Davis: “Pay Me What I’m Worth” 

Viola Davis: “Pay Me What I’m Worth”  (arranged by AM Staff) (Viola Davis) “Pay Me What I’m Worth!” “What they (Caucasian women) are getting paid, which is half of what a man is…

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  • Jessica Chastain: Be a script detective

    Jessica Chastain: Be a script detective Jessica Chastain speaks about the importance of script analysis (by Tonya Tannenbaum) (Jessica Chastain in Miss Sloane, 2016) Every playwright or screenwriter has a very serious problem…

    Dennis Haysbert: “I think the word ‘acting’ is a bad word for what we do.”

    Dennis Haysbert:  “I think the word ‘acting’ is a bad word for what we do.” (arranged by AM Staff) Do you consider acting to be the art of performing a character or the…

    Actor Stories: Molly Shannon’s 10-Year-Struggle to Beat the Odds in Hollywood

    Actor Stories: Molly Shannon’s 10-Year-Struggle to Beat the Odds in Hollywood How many years are you willing to dedicate to your dream of becoming a professional, working actor? (arranged by Carmichael Phillips) (Molly…

    The Push Strategy vs. The Pull Strategy

    The Push Strategy vs. The Pull Strategy What if you, as an actor, didn’t wait for the market to demand your acting services? (by Carmichael Phillips) (Photo: Andrea Piacquado/Pexels) When is the right…

    Mark Hamill: “Tenacity is almost more important than talent”

    Mark Hamill: ‘Tenacity is almost more important than talent’ What kind of person does Hamill believe should become a professional actor? (arranged by AM staff) (Mark Hamill in Star Wars) Actor Mark Hamill…

    Christian Bale: “Don’t be a one-trick pony”

    Christian Bale: “Go for new tricks. Don’t be a one-trick pony” “Don’t fall back on your old tricks” (Arranged by Carmichael Phillips) (Christian Bale in American Psycho) In an interview with the Oral…

    Michael Caine: “Listening is really what acting is all about”

    Michael Caine: “Listen and react” (arranged by AM Staff) “Listening is really what acting is all about, for movies.” “Listening is really what acting is all about, for movies. It’s not like the…