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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.

Are you a Selfish Actor?

Let’s address a very common problem that has an awkwardly judgmental label. Most actors are guilty of this. It’s harder than it sounds to overcome it, and it is often a matter of upkeep rather...

Actor’s Worst Enemy: Tension

Actors have really been boxed into a corner with their work ethic. Most work tirelessly, borderline obsessively, on the role that they are cast in. Unfortunately, the majority of an actor’s career, in the early...

How to discover your X-Factor

The elusive X-Factor is probably the most sought after trait in an actor. Entire casting briefs have been changed to accomodate the discovery of an X-Factor Actor, so it makes sense to develop your X-Factor...

How To Survive Pilot Season

Ahhh it’s that time of the year again, Pilot season. Blessed be the fruit. Pilot season begins in January, and ends somewhere in April. Putting it lightly, it’s a busy time of year for Agents,...

When To Make The Move To LA

Los Angeles, the great sprawling desert city, the tantalising gold mine for many screen actors looking to work in Hollywood. If you’ve ever wondered when the right time to go is, then read on and...

Making Mistakes is Awesome!

There are so many brilliant inventions to make us look our best. Instagram filters. Make-up. Erasers. Control Z. Unfortunately, none of these contraptions stop you, yourself, the real MVP, from knowing you made the mistake...

What to do once you’ve finished drama school

Congratulations! You’ve made it to the end of the toughest point in your whole career! Now you can relax, because it’s smooth sailing from here on out. Jokes. The pain is not over. Whether you...

Patsy Rodenburg Raises the Bar

A review of Patsy Rodenburg’s Masterclass at 16th Street Actors Studio.  As actors we sometimes want to fast track the process. We’re passionate, and all we want is to get out there and do it...