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HUMAN BEINGS are ANIMALS

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Actors – never forget – we are animals. Our animalistic ‘side’ is what often motivates us in our moments of greatest need – the moments good writers write about. Protecting your family. Chasing your mate. Defining your power. Saving your life. When creating a character, even if you don’t have time to work on the specificity of truly […]

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Subtext Is the Thing

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From the time we become actors, we hear a lot of people in the business say; “Acting is reacting.” “Acting is listening.” This lets us know that it’s often not what we are saying that is most important in our work, but what we are feeling and thinking when we are listening to the other character. What is […]

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