Patrick Cullen, Author at StageMilk

Posts by: Patrick Cullen

An Actor’s Guide to Student Films

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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...

Biggest Acting Regrets

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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...

Punctuation for Actors

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Punctuation. Oh, man. Punctuation is absolutely vital to an actor’s performance, it is the writer communicating with you the actor about who this character is, how they relate to the world around them and the...

What is an Inner Monologue?

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You may have read some alarming news recently that not everyone has an inner monologue, an internal thought process that is constantly ticking over that if you were to print it out would read like...

What are ‘Beats’?

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Beats. One of the most common terms in acting training and also one of the most amorphic. It seems like every acting teacher you speak too will have a slightly different interpretation of what exactly...