Archive for June, 2019

Acting Games

Mark Twain said, “Find a job you enjoy doing, and you will never have to work a day in your life”.

It may not be the regular 9 to 5, but make no mistake, acting is a job! In the same manner, an athlete practices non-stop to stay ready, so too actors spend much of their time in classes and with coaches to keep their acting skills sharp. One major technique that coaches and teachers use is acting games.

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How Do Acting Auditions Work?

Landing your big role starts long before the actual audition. And the most effective way to get your “foot in the door” is to enroll in a reputable school such as The Playground. Or you can get an agent.

At The Playground, we groom our students to handle any role. Many of them have landed fantastic roles on television and the big screen. If you choose to go with an agent, they may require a percentage of your earnings. However, you can enjoy tremendous opportunities through their industry connections and experience.

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Are Acting Classes Worth It?

Having a talent or a knack for acting would only get you so far. Anyone can stand in front of a camera or a crowd and speak, even if they’re shy. But the goal is to do it effectively. As an actor, your impact comes not only from what you say but more importantly, how you say it. You want your audience to feel what your character felt. Your performance should help them understand your character’s experience, motive, thoughts, etc.

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