Tag Archives: Actor’s Spirit

actors, drugs,  alcohol and addiction
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actors, drugs, alcohol and addiction

One of the first things actors do after a performance is go out for food and drinks. The camaraderie, food, …Read the Rest

improv classes
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improv classes

Students in my acting classes know that when they do scene work the expectation is that they will rehearse and …Read the Rest

TRUST YOURSELF
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TRUST YOURSELF

I am delighted that you have chosen to listen tomy NOTES ON ACTING podcasts ng but I hope you understand …Read the Rest

mind over what doesn’t matter
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mind over what doesn’t matter

[inevery day in our private and professional lives we are confronted with irritants and annoyances.  The problem with these things …Read the Rest

Experience the Script, Not Yourself
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Experience the Script, Not Yourself

Stella Adler said, “You have to get beyond your own precious inner experiences. I want you to be able to …Read the Rest

Stay Strong
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Stay Strong

If you listen to my Notes on Acting regularly you know that I haven’t added a new podcast in several …Read the Rest

Acting Classes with Guest Victor Chi
Notes on Acting

Acting Classes with Guest Victor Chi

Victor Chi, this week’s Notes on Acting guest, is an actor based in Los Angeles, California. In this podcast, Victor …Read the Rest

Acting in the Age of Google
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Acting in the Age of Google

Before the internet existed, actors actually had to go to the library to do research.  They had to stand in …Read the Rest

The Unbroken Line
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The Unbroken Line

Music is composed of notes and rests and has a clear beginning, middle, and end.  During the rests there is …Read the Rest

You Can’t Become Someone Else
Notes on Acting

You Can’t Become Someone Else

Watching Daniel Day-Lewis play Abraham Lincoln, audiences felt like they were seeing the real man.  They felt that the actor …Read the Rest

Everyone Gives A Bad Performance Sometime
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Everyone Gives A Bad Performance Sometime

If you act for any length of time you will give a bad performance.  Since even the very best actors …Read the Rest

Personalizing the Set
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Personalizing the Set

A set in a theatre generally has three walls and just offstage you can see actors and crew people. In …Read the Rest

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