Tag Archives: Stella Adler

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

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

Character is Behavior
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Character is Behavior

You can create a character by building it from the ‘outside in’ by finding your walk, posture, and rhythms.  Or …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

Personalizing Your Props
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Personalizing Your Props

It is our job as actors to make the props we handle on stage and in movies come to life.  …Read the Rest

Remember, Recall, Reminisce
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Remember, Recall, Reminisce

You can’t act adjectives and if you act emotions your work will be flat.  So you must find good active …Read the Rest

Investing in the Script
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Investing in the Script

As you read and work your way through a script, you must be a relentless explorer willing to do library …Read the Rest

Dramatic Structure
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Dramatic Structure

Every script has dialogue, characters, and a plot.  But of equal importance is the structure and writing style. To get …Read the Rest

How To Read A Script
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How To Read A Script

In last week’s podcast, I suggested that every actor needs to be a reader.  Reading opens your eyes and broadens …Read the Rest

What Are You Reading?
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What Are You Reading?

Reading is an essential activity for actors and different kinds of books help sharpen and work our brains in different …Read the Rest

An Actor’s Body
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An Actor’s Body

Actors have three things to work with, their minds, bodies and spirits.  But it is our bodies that the audience …Read the Rest

I Can’t Cry On Cue
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I Can’t Cry On Cue

Crying on cue is a problem that every actor will face at some time.  But if you resort to fake …Read the Rest

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