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...
Stop Doing it Right

Stop Doing it Right

In the beginning, actors work very hard to do a scene, or play a role ‘correctly’. They struggle to meet the demands of the script to the point where they follow it like an architect may follow a blueprint. They no longer allow themselves the freedom of...
Addiction to those Big Moments

Addiction to those Big Moments

Sometimes we can get addicted to ‘big moments’ in our acting, and in our training as an actor. Those moments ¬†when we feel our anger or our sadness, full on. It’s important to recognize when you are focused on, and just waiting for those big moments....