Why You Shouldn't Become an Actor

Why you are awesome

I don’t particularly like the word “awesome”. Overused and a tad American. Not that I have anything against the Americans. In fact, the opposite is true. I love them. They believe they can do anything Which is why I used … Read More

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Gangsta Shakespeare Rap

Mark Rylance (probably the best stage actor ever) had this to say about how Shakespeare is done today in the UK: “It’s too reverent. It is like taking a rap song in 400 years from now that we think is … Read More

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Why acting fairness is overrated

Now and again, I will get an email from a mush cookie saying that I’m not being fair. It’s usually when I say that acting is not for everyone and definitely not for those that need their tummies tickled on … Read More

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Do you kneel before acting Zods?

One of my favourite film baddies of all time is General Zod. He appears in Superman II and tries to take over the world much to Superman’s chagrin. During the film, Zod makes everyone he can find kneel before him … Read More

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Why I don’t believe in acting dreams…

What are dreams? Here are some definitions from the dictionary: 1. A series of thoughts, images, and sensations occurring in a person’s mind during sleep. 2. A cherished aspiration, ambition, or ideal. 3. An unrealistic or self-deluding fantasy. I don’t … Read More

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