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Acting Tips

Welcome to the Acting Tips section of the site. Listed here are all our latest Acting Tips. These tips are written by our core writers Andrew Hearle, Luke McMahon, Jim Harwood and James Waters as well as many others. All our writers are trained, professional actors. These guilt free acting snacks aim at helping actors develop their craft, rethink there personal methodology and inspire confidence.

If something works for you use it, if not don't try to force one of our acting tips to work; every actor is different. Please let us know your thoughts on any of the Acting Tips listed here. If you have a question about any element of your acting, let us know and we will endeavour to help you out in any way we can.

What to do in your first 6 months as an actor

Well, here we are. You’ve made the decision to pursue acting. Welcome to the tribe! I’m sure as soon as the euphoria wears off, the doubts and anxieties will start to creep in. What do...

What to do in the moment before you start acting

The moment before you perform is sacred. Larry Moss, whom we had the pleasure of interviewing earlier this year, dedicates an entire chapter of his book, ‘The Intent to Live’ to The Moment Before. That’s...

How to Prepare for Your Drama School Audition

I am fortunate enough to coach actors all around the world as they prepare for arguably the most important audition of their lives – drama school. Though I have done 100’s of auditions in my...

Which Drama School is Right for Me?

Unfortunately, going to drama school is always going to be a leap of faith. Teachers are constantly changing, as is the culture of each school, so even if you get to chat in great depth...

Hamlet’s Advice to the Players

It’s funny that many actors today think of Shakespeare as over-the-top, melodramatic and as far from naturalism as you can get. We see the Globe theatre and grand costumes and assume that the plays written...

8 habits to live by for actors

I’ve been hearing a whole lot of complaining and excuses lately, coming from actors (including myself), and this is a terrible habit. It’s not at all conducive for effective work, motivation or proactivity. You might...

Artist Heart… Business Brain?

Does the idea of branding put you off? I get it. If Vincent Van Gogh had to think about branding he might have chopped off both his ears and maybe even ripped out his eyes…...

Guide to Acting for Young People

We get emails every single day from young people, all around the world, asking us ‘how do I become an actor?’ Curious to find out what information was out there, I did some research, and...

Guide to Auditioning for UK Drama Schools

Written by Chloe Zurynski, this is an Aussie’s guide to¬†auditioning for UK drama schools. This article covers all the need-to-know basics when auditioning for the major drama schools in the UK, course fees and cut-off...