This is a nice overview of how cops get a confession in real life, as opposed to what we see on TV and Movies.
I get this question asked a lot. The short answer is; acting is all there is for me. The longer answer is as follows. Note: This is what I feel now, I may feel different on a future day. When I identified myself as a programmer, I found it to be too one dimensional at one […]
I have been working on reaching that “raw” character state for some time now, while working on a monologue (Suburbia (Eric Bogosian) by Jeff). I read the whole monologue a few times to get an idea of what’s going on. Then I started to work on creating the character bio. I got some details down, […]
Note This is my understanding and some explanation on “Primary states of being”, which I learned from my Voice (acting through voice) Coach Lopa Sircar. As people, we oscillate between the positive and negative states of beings. You usually have more than one primary states of being at the same time. As the actor you […]
Whenever I have free time, I pick up a task from this list above the line and start working on it. I don’t have to do them all, though I try to do as much as I can. The list below the line is extra work. And this is what I am trying to accomplish […]
As a start, research and integrate the following specific analysis into the portrayal of your character and write them down clearly and simply. Age of my character Social Class (lower, middle, upper, rich or poor) Education Occupation Dialect Special Skills Family Background Physical Health Emotional Stability (mature or immature open or closed) Physical Habits/Body Language […]
After going through a bunch of auditions, and learning from them, I started to understand what it meant to have our body and voice aligned with our characters. My body and voice do not have enough range to be able to become my character. So, taking a soft break from acting and focusing on getting […]
Lately, I have been struggling to really embody the character’s whole being; from the mindset to the physicality. And watching this video, especially the wall punching part, I felt that actor’s anguish and realized that I have it in me. Just need to find a way to access it. I can’t wait till this is […]