To be able to create a believable character, an actor, in collaboration with the director and cast, will need to analyse the character thoroughly. Here are some tools and tips you can use to help you get into character.
Samuel Beckett's short scene plays are perfect for teenage performers. From mimes to intriguing dialogue, they offer all types of student the chance to participate.
Pretending to die on stage for a play or skit is one of the most difficult roles for an actor. Here are my tips and anecdotes about pretending to die on stage.
Want to be an actor? Why not join your local amateur dramatic club or society? It's a great way to dip your toes into acting. Here's a few tips on how to join, what to expect and how much it will cost.
Do you dream of being an actor? Can you see yourself on the big screen? Come put those dreams into action and learn how to make it happen!
The DVD commentary for "Little Miss Sunshine" is a trove of useful information for screenwriters. The commentators—Directors Jonathan Dayton and Valerie Faris and Screenwriter Michael Arndt—are worth listening to.
This article gives you all the tools and tricks you need to write your own original monologue, including videos, example monologues, FAQs, and a step-by-step guide.
The entertainment industry is a tough one to break into. Even worse, there are hundreds of thousands of actors in the U.S. alone, but only a small percentage of them are actually employed as such. Here are five tips that can make breaking into the industry a little easier.
Shows like "Whose Line Is It Anyway?" brought improv to our living rooms. Here are life lessons I've learned during my career as an improviser and how it can benefit your health and your pocketbook.