100 Tips on Acting – Part 2

100 Tips on Acting – Part 2

11) ACTING IS MOVING THE AUDIENCE, NOT THE ACTOR 
12) SHOUTING ISN’T ACTING When you shout, you become weaker.
13) LOOK FOR OPPOSITES If the character is brave, show the fear too.
14) WHAT DOES YOUR CHARACTER WANT THE OTHER CHARACTER TO DO? 
15) EXPRESS THE POSITIVE Not what they don’t want, but what they do want.
16) EMOTIONS CANNOT BE FAKED They look fake because they are fake.
17) EMOTION IS A BYPRODUCT OF THE PURSUIT OF ACTION 
18) THE DIFFERENCE IS IN THE PREPARATION 
19) DO NOT PUT YOUR HANDS IN YOUR POCKETS If you are thinking about your hands, you are not trying to get your ‘Essential Action’.
20) STOP SWAYING It’s a habitual mannerism.

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