Acting Techniques

ACTING TECHNIQUE | Build Chemistry Through Compliments 

ACTING TECHNIQUE  Build Chemistry Through Compliments  Compliments work in the real world and in the world of make-believe  (By Carmichael Phillips) (Photo: Leah Kelley | Pexels) One simple way to build chemistry with…

ACTING TECHNIQUE | Remember Your ABCs

ACTING TECHNIQUE Remember Your ABCs: Always Be in Character! (By Carmichael Phillips) (Photo: Sigmund | Unsplash) If you’ve ever seen David Mamet’s 1992 film, Glengarry Glen Ross, you’ll recall the famous acronym that…

How to Act Realistically 

How to Act Realistically  10 things you can do to not look like you’re acting  (By Tonya Tannenbaum) (Photo: Ron Lach | Pexels) Acting is easy. Acting realistically is also easy. The only…

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  • What Are the 5 W’s of Acting?

    What Are the 5 W’s of Acting?  Defining your character’s given circumstances  (By Jim Webb) (Photo: Cottonbro | Pexels) Who are you? What do you want in life and why do you want…

    ACTING TECHNIQUE | Play “Powerful” with Subtlety 

    ACTING TECHNIQUE Play “Powerful” with Subtlety Subtle power is powerful on camera (By Javier Guerra) (Photo: Andrea Piacquadio | Pexels) How should you portray an extraordinarily powerful person? How should you play an…

    The 5 Most Important Technical Aspects of a Self-Tape 

    The 5 Most Important Technical Aspects of a Self-Tape  Nail down the technical aspects of your self-tape so the viewer can concentrate on your acting (by Jim Webb) (Photo: George Milton | Pexels)…

    The 3-Second Pause

    The 3-Second Pause A 3-second pause allows me to refocus, regroup and recognize that this is MY audition (by Javier Guerra) (Photo: KoolShooters | Pexels) I used to have a BIG problem staying…

    10 Daily Affirmations for Actors

    10 Daily Affirmations for Actors Use these affirmations to shape the way your mind views your acting career (by Jim Webb) (Photo: Patrick Fore | Unsplash) One of the best ways to control your…

    If You Weren’t an Actor, What Would You Be? 

    If You Weren’t an Actor, What Would You Be?  Spoiler alert: It’s a trick question  (by Jim Webb)  (Photo: Tima Miroschnich | Pexels) What are three professions you could see yourself getting into…

    What is Relaxation? 

    What is Relaxation?  The actor’s body is an instrument that must be tuned up (by Tonya Tannenbaum)  (Photo: Mikhail Nilov | Pexels) Relaxation, in the world of acting, is an exercise (or series…