While there is no dearth of those who still believe in taking up the age-old traditional and of course the most convenient professions, there are others who are fond of putting up with the challenges. 320 more words
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I hear it constantly; people bickering about the difference between “improv” and “real theater.” True, back at Iowa State, not everyone was all that biased, but you’d still sense that there is a somewhat fine division between improvisational comedy and presentation of scripted lines. 1,172 more words
The biggest (or one of the biggest) mistakes of young actors is not spending nearly enough time inside the script.
I’ve directed a lot of young actors over the past eight years, and it never ceases to happen that as a show nears performance, I hear one actor say, “Oh, so that’s what that means!” They finally realize that they’ve been saying memorized lines which actually mean nothing to them. 410 more words
Despised may be too gentle a verb. I once loathed, hated, and had no respect for a portion of my fellow auditioning actors: the gossip-pools that saturated audition studio hallways. 934 more words