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  • being an actor in 2024, learning from 2023

    Being an Actor in 2024

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    Buckle up, friends: this one’s a biggie. In this article, we’re talking about the year that lies ahead, and everything you can put towards being an actor in 2024. With most people winding down...

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    Side Hustles For Actors

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    So you have started acting. This is it! You’re gonna be a damn millionaire: starring in feature films, touring the world for press—hell yeah, you’re living the dream! Literally, the dream. Waking up from...

  • Subtext

    What is Subtext in Acting?

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    Words unspoken. Meaningful silences. Talking around the subject. In all of human interaction, subtext can be found wherever we need to convey our thoughts and feelings but don’t want to come right out and...

  • Romantic Comedies

    Best Romantic Comedies for Actors

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    Romantic Comedies. Some people absolutely love them and herald performances by some of the greatest actors of all time as the focal point of their value. Other people completely despise them as vacuous, lowest...

  • working internationally as an actor

    How to Work Internationally as an Actor

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    So you wanna follow those thousands of actors before you, pack your life into a suitcase, jump on a bus/boat/plane and go international to really take your acting career to the next level? Love...

Acting Information and Resources

Acting Games

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Whether you’re a drama teacher, director, or running a course, acting games are a fantastic tool. They help students get comfortable, warmed up and focused. Acting games also develop important skills required for acting and...

Pericles

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Fantastical and majestic, Pericles is interwoven with comedy and tragedy. Labelled a romance due to this balance, it is not a play we often see in theatres around the world. Many infer that the play...

Stagecraft

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The fundamental quality of all acting is truth. We aspire to act in a way that is real and believable. This can mean acting small and naturalistic or conversely acting in a wild and unwieldy...

Twelfth Night

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Alternative Title: What You Will Play Synopsis So we’re in Illyria. Don’t go searching through those faded geography class memories; Illyria is a Shakespearean invention. The play begins with Duke Orsino, the Duke of Illyria,...

Richard the Third

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Richard the Third is one of the most well loved Shakespeare plays. We can’t turn away from the cunning, machiavellian Richard the Third. The role has been taken up by many of the greatest actors...