Actors many times feel auditioning and the process of being an actor is a Sisyphean endeavor. This week I explore the concept presented by Albert Camus where we see Sisyphus as happy.
This simple principle created by Sanford Meisner can have a profound impact on your acting work.
Practice these 3 things daily to expand your acting instrument as well as your life.
It is vital that actors read on a regular basis to feed their instrument and flex their muscles of analysis.
The Hero very often is the most underwritten character in the story. Learn how to add depth and dimension to your character to avoid giving a one note performance.
I had a great conversation on Actors 2020 Podcast where we discuss The Master Actor and what it means to be an actor and artist.
We are all the heroes of our stories. This week I explore the importance of playing human beings not villains.
Objectives lie at the very heart of storytelling so it is vital as actors to understand what they are and how to work with them.
Trust is vital as an actor. This week I explore how to build a foundation so trust can flourish.
Actors are storytellers. Understanding basic story structure is vital to preparing your characters and roles with depth and clarity.
Being specific in your work is vital to giving your best performance.
How to supercharge the Pinch & Ouch principle to elevate the stakes and active listening in your work.
Auditions happen fast. Use these Core 4 Principles to give a specific and dynamic performance when you have limited time to prepare.
An exploration into how the 10 Fundamental Principles Of Acting can really empower actors to do their greatest work.
The most powerful way to completely connect with your character is from a place of love. Learn how to supercharge your character preparation by operating from this state of being.
The amount of time you have to prepare for your performance varies greatly. Learn the sure-fire solution to this problem.
This week I explore 3 types of transformations that your character can undergo and how they function.
This week I explore how behavior is one of the most important and compelling elements of acting.
This week I explore the importance of learning to identify and "write" the story behind the story using analysis and character backstory.
This week I explore the best way to approach making unique, dynamic, and powerful choices in your work.
Understanding the theme of the story is an essential step in preparing your characters.
This week I explore what it means to have a specific methodology that you can rely on in your craft.
This week I explore why we as people are innately compelled to watch stories.
This week I explore the concept and the reasons why the roles you are yearning to play are desperately seeking you.
This week I discuss and explore the vast differences as well as the demands of the two basic components of acting: preparation and performance.
This week I discuss how acting is truly about finding the truth of who you are in every role you play.
This week I explore the key components that enable you to active listen as an actor.
This week I discuss the two main pathways of creating a character and the core differences between them.
This week I discuss the importance of being clear on why you want to be an actor and defining what kind of actor would you love to be.
This week I discuss why I feel acting schools approach to teaching acting is backwards.
Here is my first episode where I discuss why I created The Master Actor and a bit of my journey as an actor.