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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.

Ultimate Showreel Guide

Welcome to our definitive guide to actor showreels. We’ll cover the importance of a showreel, finding a great scene and right down to editing it all together. Already have a showreel? Here’s why your showreel...

Is having an agent enough?

So you’ve landed an agent! Now you can finally relax, put your feet up and wait as the jobs just roll in! That’s it, you’re completely set for life! All you have to do now...

Images: The Actor’s Hidden Power

I’ve started teaching a beginners acting class recently, and the one thing that has really made a difference between those actors who are struggling in the class and those who are starting to find some...

Can you make a living from acting?

Simple answer: yes! Is it easy? Absolutely not. Will I get rich quick? You’ve got more chance of that by buying a lotto ticket. If I work really hard, hustle like I’m Bradley Cooper, train,...

Tips to Tackle any Scene

I had an amazing acting teacher once, this big, burly, powerful Scotsman called Michael, on our first day he said “All plays have three things, sex, death and sabre tooth tigers. You find me the...

Joaquin Phoenix Acting Advice

Joaquin Phoenix is right in the middle of a cultural renaissance at the moment. Always an extremely talented actor, he’s a four-time Oscar nominee including for Best Actor in Joker (2019) as well as winning...

How to Stay Audition Fit

Auditions. They’re like the mythical creatures that Eddie Redmayne keeps in his suitcase, the minute one leaps out you’ve got to be ready to drop everything, take it down and make it your own. Unlike...

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)....