Acting Quotes

Quote of the day: “Love the art in yourself, not yourself in the art” (Konstantin Stanislavski)

Quote of the day: “Love the art in yourself, not yourself in the art” (Konstantin Stanislavski)   ________________________________________________________________________________________ This quote, from Konstantin Stanislavski, is a bit of a warning to actors not to…

Quote of the day: Viola Davis

Quote of the day: “I created a production company out of necessity, because if I literally waited for Hollywood, I would still be [playing] mama [roles]” (Viola Davis)     ________________________________________________________________________________________________ This quote…

Happy New Year, Actors!

Happy New Year! (by AM Staff) Happy New Year to our readers, social media followers and to actors everywhere! We hope your 2018 was filled with great advancements in your acting careers! Did…

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  • 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…

    Quote of the Day: “When you play an evil man, look to see where he is good.” (Konstantin Stanislavski)

    “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…

    Quote of the day: 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…

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    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…

    Quote of the day: “The problem is not that acting is hard….” (David Carradine)

      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…

    Quote of the day: “We must overcome the notion that we must be regular” (Uta Hagen)

    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,…