Memorizing lines is tough. But, acting those lines out can be even tougher. For example, what if the scene you are auditioning for is a fight scene and all of the dialogue is mixed with punches, tackling or using weapons? How do you approach the scene?
Camera technique is as much a part of great camera acting as any of your other acting tools (voice, body, props, backstory, objective beats, creating your reality). Acting on camera involves understanding how to communicate through pictures.
Instead of putting all your focus on securing an agent, learn how to book your own work. Once you gain professional experience and build relationships with some industry decision-makers, you’ll be much more desirable to agencies looking to grow their roster!
Actors have to pay for head shots, travel to meetings to find a talent agent, a manager, and still have to pay for acting classes. But what if I told you there is a way to learn how to become an actor without paying for acting classes?
Advice for actors doesn’t have to be so complicated. Sometimes, the best guidance can be boiled down to a few sentences. And as a change of pace, that’s exactly what Secret Agent Man's going to offer up in this column.
A recent interview with voice over agents, Cynthia McLean and Brooke Barnett, who specializes in representing animation/interactive actors, discussed how an aspiring voice over actor could get involved in the film industry.