Often when you start out in the acting industry, you have a vague notion of wanting to act, but no idea of the many and varied ways in which you can do that. High school would have given you a brief introduction to Stanislavski, probably Brecht, maybe some Beckett and usually Ray Lawler (if you’re in Australia). If you had a feeling this was only the tip of the iceberg, you’d be right. If you’re not at drama school, you need to be proactive in self-training. That means reading books, going to short-courses, and of course, researching online – like you’re doing right now. Well done you.
I’m going to tell you some uncomfortable truths now. Read More