WELCOME TO THE CBSI SPECIALITY TYPING SERIES! (revised Sept, 2018) Over the NEXT SEVERAL WEEKS we’ll be diving into one of the most POWERFUL and BENEFICIAL teachings I know of! TYPING & CHARACTER! Or – knowing your true CORE TYPE. In this series (which you won’t want to miss), you’ll be exploring parts of you that you […]
Archives for August 2015
CHARACTER DEVELOPMENT is at the core of WHAT an ACTOR DOES – and WHO an ACTOR IS! If you’re at all serious about CREATING REAL, DEEP and BELIEVABLE CHARACTERS… KEEP READING! When you are approaching a new CHARACTER for the first time, BEFORE you begin learning the lines or doing anything else, take some time to understand him or her […]
In AUDITIONING, PART 1 we covered 7 things NOT TO DO in the AUDITION ROOM. Not that there are only 7 of these faux pas. No, not at all… There are many more than that! Those listed are just a handful of things you can do in the room that aren’t necessarily good choices. So… […]
Now that you’ve taken a proverbial spin around the block with your EATING ON-CAMERA… it’s not all that easy is it? Life is lived a bit differently when under the microscope. Put a camera on someone and all of a sudden you have a behavior shift. You certainly aren’t able to get away with as […]
Your agent or manager has landed you an audition for an episodic drama that’s number one it’s time slot. THIS IS HUGE! So what do you do now? There’s a number of things you could do, should do and if your smart… WILL DO! But the’re definitely 7 THINGS YOU DO NOT DO!
ON-CAMERA FOOD CONSUMPTION Eating on camera should receive as much attention as any other SELLING FEATURE in an actor’s toolbox. If you were going to do an accent, carry a gun, smoke a cigarette, do an impression, or walk with a cane, you would practice. Many actors do those, but very few learn how to EAT. There […]