100 Tips on Acting – Part 4

100 Tips on Acting – Part 4

31) BREATHE Or you will die and so will your performance.
32) BE SPECIFIC IN YOUR CHOICES AND DECISIONS Generality is the enemy of art.
33) TALENT WON’T HELP YOU WHEN YOU’RE STUCK Get technique.
34) THEY ALWAYS WANT STAFF AT SAINSBURY’S You don’t HAVE to do this.
35) YOU ARE YOUR INSTRUMENT SO IF YOU’RE NOT IN TOP FORM, THERE’S ONLY ONE PERSON TO BLAME
36) BE IN THE MOMENT 
37) HOLD THE MOMENT Leave a moment or two at the end of the scene.
38) DON’T JUDGE YOUR CHARACTER 
39) TENSION WILL KILL YOUR PERFORMANCE Learn to perform at ease.
40) HOLD SOMETHING BACK Don’t give everything, hold a little in reserve.

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