Humour

Humour

The ability to find humour in a script is easily one of the most important skills an actor can have. It’s humour that differentiates the maudlin from the deeply beautiful. It’s humour that ends the self indulgent drama and gives us the freedom of realism. And it’s...
Fully In

Fully In

I want to talk about fame and acting. I think it hurts people more than they realize— I know it hurt me. You know the metaphor about the carrot dangled in front of the horse? Fame is like that. It will always be out in front of you. No matter how famous you become, it...
Moving into Technique

Moving into Technique

When we begin training in acting, we begin working on “the actor’s instrument,” the actor’s instrument being yourself. When we begin training in acting, we begin working on “the actor’s instrument,” the actor’s instrument being yourself. In our initial...
Path

Path

When people take up acting, they generally fall into three categories: they either view acting as a Profession, as a Fan or as a Path. If acting is a profession, you’re focused on learning techniques. You’re focused on achieving results. Overall you yourself don’t...
Core Values

Core Values

We’ve been working on writing up our core values at Actorium. And in doing this exercise, we realize that first and foremost, truly above all else, is that we create a space where everyone is made to feel welcome and is equally valued.⁠ ⁠ Over the years we are...