How to avoid hammy acting

How to avoid hammy acting

I wanna help you learn how to avoid hammy acting because it’s something that many actors slip into when they’re not sure how to connect to a character, or they don’t have a technique to carry them through a scene authentically but they really wanna be believable. Hammy acting limits the progression of actors and makes the…

improve-your-acting-in-3-easy-steps

Improve your acting in 3 easy steps

What’s the shortcut? Once you’re a student of acting, you’re a student for life according to award winning actor Dustin Hoffman. And according to another award winning actor – Jack Nicholson, “the minute you stop learning you’re dead”, so why are there so many aspiring actors who want to take those tempting short cuts  (the bare…

How to recover from an awful audition

How to recover from an awful audition

We’ve all been there; you’ve prepared like mad for your audition because you really, like REEALLY want the part and you’ve got a lot riding on it. You feel good about it, you turn up early, you get extra focused when you arrive, keep going over the lines to make sure you don’t forget them, keep reminding…

How to handle criticism

How to handle criticism

This is a very personal blog, having had to learn how to handle criticism at a very early age – 14 to be precise, when I’d first decided I wanted to become an actor. I’m sharing this to help you as the acting industry can be rife with criticism. My story At school… I heard everything…

method acting myths uncovered

Method Acting Myths UNCOVERED!

What is method acting? **Immersing yourself in the character so you become the character **Doing what your character would do e.g getting shot if my character gets shot so I know what it feels like **Losing 500 lbs for a role **Gaining 500 lbs for a role **Staying in character all the time and living…