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…

Top 5 tips to become a better actor

Your weekly method acting blog To keep you at the top of your game Many young actors who have that dream of becoming an actor usually enter the industry with high hopes; that they’ll be the one that breaks the mold and finds instant fame and fortune after their first meeting with a casting director/producer. Those…

What is your casting type?

What is your casting type?

As an actor do you know how to sell yourself? Whether you’re a child actor, teen actor or adult actor you all have one thing in common; you need to know the roles that you are most likely to land so you can cater your marketing towards that to stop you wasting time and energy.…

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…

Actors: What is your strategy to make it?

When I’m (insert age) I’m going to have won a best actor Oscar and I’m going to be a well respected, in demand actor who everyone who’s anyone wants to work with. I’m going to live in Hollywood, I’ll attend all the red carpet premieres and there’ll be article after article written about me and what an…

Characters: Do you over think them?

“But that’s really obvious, I made it so much harder for myself.” is one of the most common phrases I hear from actors along with “Louise I’m playing this character, who is she/he?” I regularly get actors book 1:1 private tuition with me because they’ve 1. landed a role and have got in a pickle 2. have a casting but can’t make up their mind on the character or 3. Just need a fresh pair of eyes to help find clarity WHEN…

I want Bradley Cooper’s success

It’s Fridaaaay! Yipeeee. I am VERY excited for the weekend; I’m having my 4 year old niece sleeping over and we’re having a Frozen weekend. She’s obviously Queen Elsa and I’m Princess Anna. We have our dresses at the ready and are going to visit castles like real Princess’ and see some horses to find…

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…