Tag Archives: acting

Analyze and Act

Holding a new script in your hands can be a bit daunting at first. As an actor, your job is not simply to memorize your lines – it is to understand why you are saying them. The process of discovering your character and their story is done through script analysis. Though there are many ways […]

Twist Up Your Warm Up

Just like for any athlete, warm ups for actors are essential. Performing in a play is in many ways its own athletic event. Think about it: in sports, athletes practice rigorously each day in order to be able to instinctively react and improvise in the moment when it comes to game time. For actors it’s […]

Getting Actors Ready for Tomorrow

Recently Wells Fargo Bank released a series of advertisements suggesting that they support science over the arts. Though they have publicly apologized for the advertisements, it’s important to reflect on their tagline “An actor yesterday. A botanist today. Let’s get them ready for tomorrow,” and what it implies. There seems to be a misconception that art […]