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Status, Why It’s Important

A lot of things need to happen to make a scene successful, some more obvious than others. One thing that helps me gauge how well a scene is going in my on-camera scene study class is whether or not the … Continue reading

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Things I Learned About Acting From Beau the Wonder Dog

The great thing about animals is that they are honest, simple and efficient. Every morning when I take Beau, our almost-twelve-year-old Golden Doodle, out for a walk he stands in front of the door. When I open the door he … Continue reading

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What I Learned While Falling Off My Bike In Portugal

It was a beautiful day just outside of Porto, Portugal. Seventy degrees, sun shining bright, blue skies overhead, the Atlantic Ocean on our left, straight, paved road in front of us. And then, boom! Next thing I know I’m on … Continue reading

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Tilling the Soil

A problem I often encounter with actors that are just starting to work with me is they rush to learn their lines and then say those lines with little regard to the thought process and emotional content necessary to bring … Continue reading

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Last Free Industry Workshop…

…before we go on hiatus. This will be our last free workshop until early December. Our guest will be Debbi Epstein with Stewart Talent. The workshop will be on the 27th of July from 6:30 to 9:30 PM. Invitations to … Continue reading

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Danger or Opportunity

First, a shout out to Carlos Wayne Anderson. The talk he gave at Symphony Space in New York City on June 5th is the inspiration for this piece. In his talk, Carlos mentioned that the Chinese have a coin that … Continue reading

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Is It Too Late?

Over the years a number of senior actors have taken my classes — which I think is great because they add balance and prospective to those classes. Those actors either finally fulfilling lifelong dreams or they’re getting back into the … Continue reading

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