Category Archives: industry

“Performing for the Camera”?

When I say to some of my newer actors in class “stop acting”, they often respond that they are, indeed, in an acting class — so? “If you catch somebody ‘acting’ in a movie, that actor is doing it wrong.  The moment he’s caught ‘performing’  for the camera, the actor has blown his cover.  – read more

STOP THINKING

Yup, the “intellectual actor”, you can get too far into your head and your thoughts.  It kinda works better if you lose that intellect and just feel the feelings.  Hence, jump in Fully..without monitoring, editing, or checking.  You will be stunned at your inner self coming to the character.  A – read more

An Actor Prepares…

PREPARATION:  Why do I always seem to comment on this? Because:  Preparation allows for SPONTANEITY – freedom of EXPRESSION, CREATIVITY, VULNERABILITY and ACCESSIBILITY! If you are prepared, know your lines, are aware of your character and the situation, you will then be FREE to be DIRECTED – read more

more Audition Secrets…….

P R E P – R O A R – F I N (These 3 words will WOW your audition technique!) Auditioning?   Love it or Hate it…it’s necessary to Audition to get a job!  The more you audition, the better you get at it (hopefully) and the less nervous you get. Three things from the book “Audition – read more

“Arthur” – Russell Brand vs Dudley Moore?

I can’t wait to see Russell’s version. Here’s what he thinks… What a great idea and wonderful casting with Russell Brand playing ‘Arthur’ in the remake of ‘Arthur’.  Brand certainly has his own fast-paced wit and sense of humour. He says: “I am hoping that I too will get an – read more

Agents & Auditions

Hi guys!  Being an American and now from both Continents, I  know how difficult it is to find a Good agent who will take you and is right for you, here – read more