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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.

Transitioning from Stage to Screen Acting

The requirements for an actor to transition from performing for the camera to performing on stage for a live audience are quite clear. The technical mastery and skill sets of the actor dictate their ability...

How to Act Drunk

If done poorly, bad drunk acting can be one of the worst things ever. It’s the equivalent of nails on a chalkboard, or putting styrofoam in the bin. It’s a nightmare! But when done well,...

How to Audition for Community Theatre

Community theatre is so many wonderful things. A jumping off point for new actors, a place to meet like minded artists, a stage for theatre veterans to hone their craft, and above all of these...

How to Crush 2022 as an Actor

Can you believe it? We made it to 2022! As a kid I thought by now we would have flying skateboards and the ability to download full screenplays directly into our neural cortexes by now,...

How Much Training Do You Need as an Actor?

The minimum amount of time in-training that an astronaut needs to do is ten years. Don’t worry, you haven’t opened the wrong web-page. We’re here to talk about your career as an actor, and more...

Cost to Become an Actor

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...

Getting into Character

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...

9 Acting Tools You Already Have

Actors are always told that we should be honing our craft and creating original work. But it’s easy to fall into the trap of thinking we don’t have the tools to do this. You tell...