One of the most common questions that gets posed before someone embarks on an acting career is how one can overcome stage fright. The shortest answer is simply to keep getting on stage. Now, that ma...
The following scenario is based on a VERY similar situation that happened to one of our staff members here at Holdon Log in 2005. Had this actor been a newcomer, she might have just been "thankful" fo...
Many, dare I say, most performers are their own worst enemies when it comes to getting the part. They create obstacles from their own self doubt which they put in front of themselves at audition time....
Method Acting TipsThe Method has become synonymous with many great actors such as Daniel Day Lewis, Sean Penn, Forest Whitaker, Al Pacino, Meryl Streep, and Marlon Brando to name but a few. But what ...
Kids all over the country dream of making it big in show business. While acting jobs can be hard to land, it is possible to break into this difficult field by answering a call for a Disney Channel ac...
Have you ever wondered what youd need to DO to get into acting? Whether you have had an undying love for the art, and MUST HAVE IT as a job NO MATTER WHAT, or if you just think itd be a blast to try a...
Total immersion in summer acting classes: A great experience!I now know the difference between taking classes one at a time and totally immersing myself into the craft that I love for six full weeks o...
In a competitive market Hollywood as an industry would fail. Hollywood is an oligopolistic industry that has excessive power and little restraint. In general Hollywood provides bad product, repetitive...
In my opinion, one of the biggest challenges in acting is how to approach 'emotional preparation', and as such, I feel that is the area that varies the most between techniques. Truth be told, this is...
The Method approach to acting became famous when Marlon Brando and James Dean started to appear on the silver screen, changing the perception of what the acting profession was capable of. Their acting...