Being an actor in Los Angeles can be—if you're not careful—living off the interest of your talent and experience. And every … [Read More...]
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Plays are intensely personal to the writers—when they write them, they’re imagining something that’s very vivid to them. You … [Read More...]
The biggest downfall of actors is when they start to get very pleased with themselves because they're actors; having … [Read More...]
A lot of actors my age thought of Phil Bosco as a god. ~ Armin Shimerman No one spoke better than Phil Bosco. ~ Peter Van … [Read More...]
If you do your work, people will want to work with you again, if they can, if they have the power to do it—and they'll want … [Read More...]
You don't have to act so much. Over the course of [August: Osage County], I ended up doing less and less and less, and ended … [Read More...]
Always tell the truth, but in the most interesting way possible. The range of human experience and expression is vast. There … [Read More...]
Actors are challenged to bring their instrument to the highest level of availability—their voice, their movement, their … [Read More...]
When I stopped measuring my progress and success by what I booked, and measured it by the quantity and quality of … [Read More...]
Maintain and foster your relationships: make an effort to stay in touch with people who might connect you with work. — Gigi … [Read More...]
Be willing to do the work, be willing to get the work, be willing to adapt to the new-new that's coming along, and stay out … [Read More...]
Find your own story, find what works for you, and be comfortable and accepting of what you bring to the table. — Clyde … [Read More...]
Be supportive, be kind, be the person who is there for people, who is there to help, who is there to make it a pleasurable … [Read More...]
This is a business and it's a huge part of being an actor. We go around thinking we're artists—and we are—but we have to know … [Read More...]
Absolutely do small theatre projects because you'll meet people and make connections, but make sure you know why you're doing … [Read More...]