Monthly Archives: May 2012

Clear and Active … that’s the key

Tweet  We had just finished shooting a scene in a class.  I had been a bit distracted by camera issues and although I wasn’t clear about my view I didn’t feel the scene had particularly engaged me. But was the … Continue reading

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Do You Know How Good You Are?

Tweet  A very capable young actor came for audition coaching the other day.  We hadn’t worked together before. “How did you think you went?” I asked him after we’d recorded one run of the scene. I could see him reaching … Continue reading

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Relaxed Listening is Engaging

Tweet  A NIDA trained actor once said to me “You don’t have to be very bright to be an actor, you know.” OUCH!!! I think this actor was referring to the ‘over-preparation’ syndrome that they saw negatively impacting on some … Continue reading

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Tweet  Synchronicity at Work:  Shortly after posting the blog with Gary Iannello’s thoughts on the value of working quickly – this happened …   DARREN MORT rang me as soon as he had finished his two-day ‘Neighbours’ shoot.  He’d been … Continue reading

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See What You Think!

Tweet  After completing 5 Master Classes GARY IANELLO and WEZ FORKE both decided it was time to start promoting themselves.  Getting something together to become part of a show reel was their first priority. They organized a script from another … Continue reading

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