Method Acting Exercise – Sense Memory

“An actor’s job is to “feel on cue.”” Backstage Every great actor uses their own lives to the full, and constantly exercises their emotional muscles. One of the most daunting and challenging parts of being an actor is portraying extreme … Read More

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Method Acting Exercise – Affective Memory

“Act with your scars” Shelley Winters   “Affective memory” technique is probably one of the most well known method acting exercises. It is widely used by Hollywood actors, whose extreme interpretations have been well documented. For some critics, it is … Read More

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Bringing Real Life Into Your Performance

“The secret to moving passions in others is to be moved oneself” Aristotle   We were reading recently about how Tom Hardy brought his real life experiences into his role as a troubled ex-marine-turned-cage fighter Tommy in the critically acclaimed … Read More

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