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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.

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!...

5 Things I Learnt From Luke Cook

Luke Cook is an Aussie actor best know for his work on The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina, Katy Keene and Guardians of the Galaxy 2. What people don’t tend to know about Luke is just how...

An Actor’s Guide to Student Films

To be a successful actor you need three things; training, experience and luck. The very best place to get some experience when you are first starting out is in student films. Student films present an...

In Defence of Shyness

When I was nine my family moved from country Western Australia to Perth – the big smoke. I went from a school with just under 200 kids to a city school with about 3x that...

Biggest Acting Regrets

I really wish I was one of those people who could get ‘NO REGRETS’ tattooed in bold on the back of my hand, so every day I would wake up and see it, realize that...

10 Steps to Make 2021 Your Best Acting Year Yet

Following on from the disappointment that was #2020, I bet you’ve all got pretty high expectations for 2021! It’s an opportunity for us to start fresh and to make waves in our acting careers (despite...

How to Put on a Solo Show

Hello, I’m here to tell you that you can do a one-person show. Yes, you. I’m talking to you. Not the person sitting behind you on the bus or the train, or the person behind...