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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.

Kate Winslet Acting Advice

Simply put, Kate Winslet is the business. She has six Academy Award nominations, with a win for Best Actress for The Reader in 2008. She has won an Oscar, a Primetime Emmy Award, a Grammy,...

What is the fourth wall and how to use it?

The fourth wall is the most prevalent and powerful technique invented in modern theatre dating right back to the 18th century. The fourth wall is an imaginary, invisible wall that stretches along the front of...

The Introverted Actor Survival Guide

Hi, I’m an introvert and an actor (yes, we exist). For me personally, this can make my chosen career path extra challenging at times (yes, the financial instability and cut-throat competitive industry wasn’t enough already)....

How to be a Good Scene Partner

As anyone who has seen a show which is just monologues can attest, while they are amazing in their own right, it’s scene work and the interaction of characters where the real magic of stage...

The Industry is Coming: Advice for New Grads

Congratulations! You have graduated from drama school, finally, you can put those tights in the bottom drawer, take up smoking again, throw out the diet and really ease into those late nights watching YouTube conspiracy...

Hugh Jackman Acting Advice

Off the back of the extraordinary success of The Greatest Showman, Aussie acting legend Hugh Jackman sat down with the crew of the BAFTA’s and dished out some excellent acting advice. I have compiled the...

How to stay acting fit over the holidays

Just like Eddard Stark always said, “Christmas is coming.” And he was not wrong, along with the end of year holidays being a time for family get-togethers, epic dinners, gift-giving and significant merriment it’s also...

How to survive tech week

Tech week comes for us all and let’s be honest, it is not a great time. It’s hot, you’re in full costume, sweating bullets repeating the same patch of script over and over or sitting...

10 lessons that made me a better actor

Here we go, 10 lessons that made me a better actor – and hopefully they will work for you too! #1 Punctuation matters When I first went to acting school, I was a pretty cocky...

Top 6 Game Changing Self-Tests

Here we go, some seriously game changing self-tests by great actors and some takeaways from each. Dacre Montgomery – Stranger Things This self-tape is incredible. Nearly on every front. Especially if you have watched the...