#7 – You Aren’t Right for the Role Dear actors, as you probably know, this is the main reason you didn’t get the job. It is perhaps obvious, but it’s important to be compassionate towards your self in a business where rejection is the rule and getting the job is the exception. There is so Read the Rest…
Nagle Jackson is the former Artistic Director the Tony award winning McCarter Theatre in Princeton and the Milwaukee Repertory Theatre. He has directed regionally and on Broadway and is published playwright who’s work has been seen around the world. Jamie Horton was a principal actor at the Tony award winning Denver Center Theatre Company for Read the Rest…
Try Everything! Actors don’t need to know everything about anything BUT they DO need to know something about everything. The more you know, the more interesting a human being you are. Interesting people get hired more often. So, knowledge REALLY is power.
Preparing A Scene Part 1 “The Moment Before” by: Lynn Stallings Magic happens when your character has a full and engaging life. Have that life begin before your scene and you’ll engage the audience instantly. Have you ever watched a performance and felt like it took the actor a while to get into character? To Read the Rest…
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There is nothing more powerful or important than finding what you love to do and then actually doing it. Y our child may have found that passion in the performing arts. As the parent of a “show-biz kid”, you’re embarking on an exciting and daunting adventure!
My first observation about monologues is that they suck! Monologues are a defective tool casting directors and producers use in the audition process that are only partially useful in determining whether actors are capable in their craft.
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