Archive for February, 2019

What Is a Classically Trained Actor?

Can you tell what these actors and actresses have in common? Alan Bates, Angela Bassett, Anthony Hopkins, Cate Blanchett, Emma Thompson and William Shatner.

No, they didn’t all have a role on the big screen. Nor did they all receive an award at the Oscars. Instead, they belong to a unique group known as classical actors.

Read more

What Do Supporting Actors Do?

Have you ever watched a movie and easily identified the main character? And there were other actors who helped to develop the plot? Some of the other actors appeared for a few seconds with a gesture or one liner. And there was usually one who seemed to appear frequently but was not in the forefront. This person is known as the supporting actor.

Read more