Actress in the rough.
The profession of acting has been maligned throughout the ages. The actor has been considered foolish not only when he was clowning on stage but even for having chosen to be an actor - a vagabond or hobo strolling through life without importance or worth. He has been denied burial ground and has been accused of prostitution and other varieties of immorality, egomania, vanity, ruthlessness, hypocrisy, toadyism, to name a few. Even when his gifts were recognized as extraordinary, his talent was looked upon as an accident of nature. When the public turned him into an idol, they treated him like some rare species behind bars. They poked into his private life and examined every detail of it with the audacity and curiosity they might have exhibited while watching monkeys at their most intimate moments in the zoo.
If you’re truly stuck, these three tips can help you find a starting point with any piece of material.
Are you guilty of any of these headshot and resume mistakes?
A little gifset to start your Monday right.
I especially love the retro Doctor Who thrown in. ❤️
I had this issue with the last guy I dated. He did not want me to do love scenes. His particular compromise was that if I were to kiss anyone in the script, the director would have to hire him.
Needless to say, we didn’t last very long.
However, I do agree that talking it over with your partner is essential whenever a role like this comes up.
Summing it up in a sentence: “You get the job, not your work.”
While this may seem frustrating to those of us who train (and train hard) it’s true that sometimes the crew will like a person so much, that they don’t care what his work looks like, or if he has experience.
We found the Wifi signal source!
Just a reminder that acting is a job, just like any other. Well, not JUST like any other. We rely on our emotions, and to fully feel our feelings always. But when you step into the audition or rehearsal room - use it or lose it!
Documentarian Ken Burns’ use of still images in addition to moving pictures is so iconic that the film world has named a whole effect after him. The effect lends a visual flow to a piece that wouldn’t necessarily have it. Fortunately, it isn’t hard to achieve.
If you’re into this sort of thing, here’s an article on how to do it!