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opposite of method acting

The Opposite of Method Acting?

  There is no doubt that method acting is a highly effective series of techniques for anyone aspiring to the highest levels of acting. However, there are many in the acting profession who prefer a different approach – what might … Read More

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editing showreels

How Should Your Showreel Be Edited?

  The importance of an actor’s showreel cannot be overstated. It’s the clearest, most compelling advert for exactly what you can do and a key tool for professional actors to land auditions. Editing your showreel correctly is therefore absolutely crucial. … Read More

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showreels

How Many Showreels Should You Have?

  If you’re serious about being a professional actor you presumably have your showreel sorted. But is one enough? Unless you are only applying for lots of very similar parts, your showreel is likely having to cover a lot of … Read More

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movie auditions

Movie Auditions: How Do They Work?

  As an actor starting out, you probably have at least some experience of auditioning – whether that’s gaining a place on an acting course or landing smaller roles for one-off jobs, advertisements or as an ‘extra’. But how do you … Read More

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Relaxation Techniques

5 Relaxation Techniques for Method Actors

  Method acting is all about performing a role with depth and total believability. When you begin using The Method, it won’t be long before you start to understand what it really means to ‘become’ the character you’re playing. There … Read More

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learning to take direction

Learning to Take Direction

  It’s one of the most important qualities you should have as an actor. No, not talent or a busy acting CV. It’s the ability to listen, and take direction. All the talent in the world cannot save you once … Read More

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