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Ask Me!: Doubt and self-consciousness?

QUESTION FROM: Carly How do you get over being self-conscious and self-doubt in acting for example you participated in plays then left that community for a long while and would like to  come back. How do you steel brace yourself to perform in front of others? Hey Carly, Thanks for your question. I’d say self-doubt […]

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The Acting Advice Blog – by: Jenna Fischer from The Office

The Daily Actor posted this great blog entry from Jenna Fischer (original post on Myspace) I’ve received tons of letters from people asking advice about the entertainment industry and, in particular, pursing a life as an actor.  People have also asked how I got to be on The Office. This blog, I hope, will address some of […]

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Kenneth Branagh relied on Sir Laurence Olivier’s advice to play great actor

Linda BarnardMovie Writer Actor-director Kenneth Branagh once turned to theatre legend Sir Laurence Olivier for advice when he was a teenager at drama school and struggling with a role. He was surprised when Olivier replied to his letter and simply advised him, “to have a bash and hope for the best.” Today, Branagh feels the […]

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What Aspiring Young Actors Can Learn From Leonardo DiCaprio

With the actor’s latest being in ‘J.Edgar’ directed by Clint Eastwood, he shares how much he prepares for his roles and how this most recent frustrated and fascinated him all at the same time. After two decades of working as a professional actor, he reveals that it is this character that he hated playing the most. ‘Why’ […]

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Bad Teacher!

If you are a teacher (in any field) and you cannot explain what it is you are teaching, you should NOT BE A TEACHER IN THAT SUBJECT. If you don’t understand what it is you are trying to educate others in, or you do understand but lack the ability/desire to communicate it, then you have […]

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