What Is The Best Acting Advice You've Ever Been Given?
We asked some of our actors what the best advice someone has given them about acting? Check out this blog post to read their answers and learn about the best advice they've been given!
"Remember that you have the honor of telling someone's story in a show (even if they are not a real person). I had an acting teacher tell me once to pretend that the character I was playing was an actual real person. It was their job to come to the theatre tonight and share their story with the world, however, they fell ill. So it is my job to tell their story as truthfully and specifically as he or she would have." —Abby Murray Vachon, Mishawaka, Indiana
"Be you. Acting is about taking that true, honest part of yourself and putting it into every character you play." —Travis Burbee, Springfield, Missouri
"Preparation + Opportunity --> Success." —Katie Colletta, Rockton Illinois
"Know your character's goal, obstacle, tactics and expectations (GOTE)." —Chela North, Atlanta, Georgia
"Don't think, just do." —Keegan Christopher, Jefferson City, Missouri
"Be brave." I had been working really hard to try and find a character during a scene work class and was having trouble really finding and understanding her. My wonderful instructor gave me that advice. It has since become a mantra that I continue to implement not only in my acting work, but in my life! —Lindsey Cline, Brooklyn, New York
"Stop acting. Just be there." —Jim Vogt, Mays Landing, New Jersey
Thank you for reading some of best acting advice some of our actors have been given. We hope you enjoyed this blog post!