Acting Class

Acting Class

At the start of our Foundations I class, in the interest of clarifying the work that we were embarking on we talked about the difference between an Audition Class and an Acting Class. Sometimes people come to Actorium having only taken audition classes and so the...
Embodying the Objective.

Embodying the Objective.

The single most important thing for an actor’s performance is the Objective. In Character Development, we focus on the Super Objective; in P&A, we focus on Scene Objective. Everyone has an Objective, and if the actor is not living out the character’s...
Obstacles to the Super Objective

Obstacles to the Super Objective

Character Development: Obstacles to the Super Objective When taking on a role, one of the first exercises is the identification of “the battle” that your character goes through. What’s life without a battle right? When does it ever not happen? The...