WHY YOU DON’T NEED TO BE HOT TO BE AN ACTOR (PART 2)

4Right.  I just finished talking about your body, and now I want to talk about – your body.  Yes.  In an entirely different way.  Let’s stop thinking about what it looks like and start thinking about what you can do with it. This discussion relates more to stage than screen, simply because usually your whole body is visible in theatre, and in film there is often more of a focus on your face.  However, I believe the best actors, regardless of medium, know how to use their bodies.  If you’ve ever thought, “What should I do with my hands?” then you’ll know what I’m talking about.

You might want to ask yourself, “What is a great actor’s body?  What do great actors do with their bodies when they act?”  Read More