Monthly Archives: April 2013

LISTENING IS THE KEY

Tweet  GOOD ACTING IS EYE-CATCHING. It makes me glance at the screen – it attracts my attention and holds it. I’m in the queue at the bank waiting for a teller to summon me.  On the TV screen that’s stops … Continue reading

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THE VALUE OF A FUNCTIONAL FORMULA

Tweet  The Rehearsal Room has many simple formulas that have been evolved through trial-and-error and are practically based on past experience.  And the following explains why they work so well … Psychologists have done a lot of work on this … Continue reading

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CONTRASTS IN STYLE

Tweet  ‘Rust and Bone’ is an exhilarating example of the filmmaker’s craft.   A compelling story with adventurously refreshing cinematography, a fabulous sound track and excellent performances all making this film worth seeing. And for those who think that acting is … Continue reading

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TV PRESENTER’S VIDEO

Tweet   ARE YOU INTERESTED IN TV PRESENTING?  Here’s a NEW video that explains some simple facts about this course.   CLICK HERE TO WATCH THE VIDEO  The next workshop starts on Saturday 27th April at 2pm. To enrol…   … Continue reading

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A MAJOR LESSON IN HOW TO DO THE JOB

Tweet “Silver Linings Playbook” is a movie that defines the actor’s task to perfection. Each of the main characters perceives the world in individual ways that are eccentric and/or obsessive.   The actors face the challenging task of understanding this warped … Continue reading

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LINES THAT END IN ‘dot dot dot’ …

Tweet    It’s a standard rule at The Rehearsal Room that when a dialogue line ends in ‘dot dot dot’ […] that the actor should –   know what they intend to say and go ahead and say it until … Continue reading

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FOUR FINE PERFORMANCES in “PERFORMANCE”

Tweet “How do you plot a character’s arc throughout a screen play?” an actor once asked me. The initial step is incredibly simple.  Have a look at the circumstances facing the protagonist and their nature at the beginning of the … Continue reading

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