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7 ways actors can fail QUICKLY!

Let’s face it we all start out with good intentions in the acting industry. We’re going to start at the bottom, work hard and climb the ladder to acting success… There are lots of things you could be doing to climb quicker, maybe you’re not doing them because you’re getting too bogged down with your day job…

Acting advice from Angelina Jolie

You’ve heard of Angelina Jolie right? I don’t need to reel off a bunch of films she’s been in for you to know who she is. Angelina Jolie is a method actress – and a VERY talented one at that. Her Mother trained with Lee Strasberg himself at The Actors Studio, so she was in…

When am I going to see you on TV?

  How sick of that question are you? Or the other favourite, “You’re an actor, have you been on TV?”. What is the obsession with TV? If you’ve been on TV does that somehow make you a more worthy actor? Do you need to be on Emmerdale or Corrie or any other show to be…

Why Karl Pilkington isn’t an idiot.

THE KARL PILKINGTON METHOD How has your week been? Productive? Have you found anymore castings? Landed any roles? Or just took time out to practise your craft? This week I have been coaching my lovely actors in the studios and the theme that has run through each class is “WHO AM I?” BIG QUESTION HEY?…

A look back over 2014

Wowsers, it’s Xmas eve already! Hasn’t 2014 flown by? And what a great year it has been… JOIN ME IN REMINISCING This year has been one of the most exciting at StandBy Method Acting Studio, the year began on an all time high after finishing a sell out run of The Grinch and growing again with…