Tag Archives: Connecting with your character

When You’re Not Feeling It: 6 Ways to Save an Emotional Scene

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Sometimes everything is easy: The text is powerful, your scene partner is connected, and tears spring easily and honestly into your eyes at precisely the most theatrically compelling moment. Most times, however, intensely emotional scenes have a few wrenches thrown in the works. The script might be clumsy, your scene partner detached, filming conditions distracting. […]


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Connecting with Characters and Education on Resumes on this Week’s Ask Amy!

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What should you do if you can’t connect with your character? Wondering what educational endeavors you should include on your resume? Amy answers these questions and more on this week’s Ask Amy! Each week Amy answers your questions here! Do you need acting technique tips or career advice? Send them here: AskAmyLyndon@gmail.com. Amy Lyndon is a […]


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You Can’t Relate to Your Character… Now What?


“What if I can’t relate to my character?” To be honest, it surprises me how little consideration I generally give this question. For me at least, and I think for many of the actors I talk to, we are so driven by habit, training, and necessity to find something in every character to which we can relate, […]


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