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    Best Christmas Gifts For Actors

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    Christmas. The only thing that matches the excitement you get from opening presents with friends and family, is the stress and anxiety that comes with choosing the right present! I hate present buying; it...

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    21 Insights For Actors

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    The past two years, with everything which has been happening in the world, has been many things for us all: challenging, scary, enlightening, uncertain, disappointing; but most of all this time has been a...

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    Getting into Character

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    So, you’ve built a character for the project you’re working on. (Or if you haven’t, perhaps you’d like to head here to: 24 Ways to Build a Character to check out our thoughts on...

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    How to Write a Cabaret

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    There is nothing quite like a good cabaret: nothing else in the pantheon of performing arts hits quite the same and with the same impact. They can explore almost any topic and flit between...

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    Moving to LA for Acting

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    Moving to LA is often a hot topic for discussion amongst aspiring actors. It can be quite intimidating especially when questions arise like: Which part of the city do I live? Which classes do...

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Practice Scripts for Actors

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This page contains a selection of practice scripts for actors. These scripts have been developed here at StageMilk and are designed to give you material you can use when practicing scenes with your fellow actors,...

Shakespeare Comedy Monologues

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Shakespeare was one funny guy. While today he is arguably more well known for his epic histories and tragedies such as Hamlet, Macbeth and King Lear, he was one of the few writers of his...

Cost to Become an Actor

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What does it cost to become an actor? Everything. It’s going to take everything you got to give, and acting doesn’t owe you a dime in return. There is magic in that and I will...

21 Insights For Actors

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The past two years, with everything which has been happening in the world, has been many things for us all: challenging, scary, enlightening, uncertain, disappointing; but most of all this time has been a teacher...

Thanksgiving for Actors

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Thanksgiving started as a holiday in America to thank God for the bountiful harvest of the year just gone and has moved into being a holiday about reconciliation, gratitude and hope – at least in...

Theatre Degree vs Drama School

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Many aspiring actors, after graduating high school, face the question of what to study. There are many pathways into the industry of acting. There’s the standard route of training, which involves studying for a diploma...

Getting into Character

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So, you’ve built a character for the project you’re working on. (Or if you haven’t, perhaps you’d like to head here to: 24 Ways to Build a Character to check out our thoughts on this...

How to Direct

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Every actor should try their hand at directing. Setting aside the discoveries you’ll make working with other actors and examining your craft from a fresh persepctive, being a director is extremely rewarding: it’s exciting, it’s...