Are You Afraid To Act?

Are You Afraid To Act?

(updated 05/02/2018) I find many young actors to be very cautious and afraid to create vibrant, vivid behavior. One of the bigger reasons for this is a lack of craft, no way of working that will support instincts and talent. Most untrained actors get material for an...
The Fundamental Problem With Actors

The Fundamental Problem With Actors

The most pervasive, fundamental problem with the majority of actors today is one thing; the inability to really listen.  So many actors, especially those that are untrained, are consumed with “acting.”  They wait until the other actor finishes their line so that they...
Why Film Actors Struggle on Stage

Why Film Actors Struggle on Stage

Recently Shia LaBeouf was replaced in the Broadway play Orphans opposite Alec Baldwin. After the first week of rehearsals the director Daniel Sullivan and the producing team made the decision. This happens frequently to actors for any number of reasons: a clash...