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What Makes You Unique

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Be yourself; everyone else is already taken –Oscar Wilde   In the HBO documentary Casting By, the late great matriarch of casting, Marion Dougherty says “every actor has a unique quality to bring to the screen.” When I first heard her say this, I paused and thought that it did not make sense.  I thought […]

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BEING PERSONAL IN YOUR WORK #3 – Techniques and Exercises

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This is Part 3 of a 4 of Adam Lazarre-White’s Personalization Series: Parts 1 and 2 are available for you. Private Moment Exercise There is a quote from Meryl Streep, perhaps the greatest living actor, “Often the scenes that are the most exciting, and most illuminating in film, are the ones with no dialogue. The […]

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“Into the Woods” Casting Review

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**MAY CONTAIN SPOILERS** What’s Christmas without a good ol’-fashioned musical? Amongst the plethora of dramas and biopics flooding the theaters this season, Into the Woods is a refreshing yet familiar piece of counterprogramming. Based off of Stephen Sondheim’s classic musical of the same name, Into the Woods is a theatrical mash-up of some of the […]

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