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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.

How NOT to Have an Acting Career

Here at StageMilk, we’ve got stacks of information for you about how to build your career as an actor. But we thought, “Why don’t we go the other way? Why don’t we cater to those...

How to Participate in a Show Development

Developing new work is exciting; it’s probably one of the most fun, rewarding things you can do as an actor ‘between jobs’ to keep your skills honed and sharp. Not only do you get the...

How to Audition for Amazon Prime

This article is going to be exploring how you as an actor can land an audition, and, ultimately, a role on an Amazon Prime project. We’re going to take a deep dive into three actors...

How to Act Chekhov

There are not many playwrights in this world that warrant having their own ‘style’ but Chekhov is one of them. Now I’m not a hard and fast advocate for playing ‘style’ but I am a...

How to Do a Self-Tape for Commercial Castings

Once upon a time, unheard of was the notion of doing a self-tape for a commercial casting. Remember the era of: “Oh you can’t make it to this last-minute allotted time slot in the middle...

Emotional Recall vs. Sense Memory

Emotional Recall? Sense Memory? What are they? When do you need to use it? And more importantly, why would you need to use it? I’m an actor by trade and I’ve had both positive and...

How to Self-Tape for Film

Film… the final frontier. It’s easy for an actor to think of a role in a feature film as a kind of Mount Everest; for a lot of us, it’s a major goal for our...

How to Find Your Character’s Objective

The objective is one of the most important pieces of information you will ever learn about a character you play. Whether you’re performing a monologue, a scene for an acting class or in a ten-part...

5 Ways to Calm Remote Audition Nerves

The location of auditions may have changed, but that doesn’t mean the anxiety has gone away. In fact, many performers find auditioning remotely to be even scarier. If you’re one of them – never fear!...