Monthly Archives: August 2013

The Art of Being Awful

TweetTrent is an awful man.  It is not possible to like him and by the end of “The Way Way Back” we like him less than we did at the start.  This is an excellent performance by STEVE CARELL who … Continue reading

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Actors at Work

Tweet  If you haven’t already seen “Before Midnight” and you are interested in screen acting in its purist form GO AND SEE IT NOW.  The opening shot is classic.   JULIE DELPY and ETHAN HAWKE provide a superb example of … Continue reading

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OVER COMPLICATIONS CREATE PROBLEMS

Tweet  In life it generally takes us a second or less to respond to someone in an ordinary conversation. If we can do it that quickly it can’t be terribly complicated.  In life conversations must be quite simple. Therefore, if … Continue reading

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General Auditions Casting Call

Tweet  VCA SHOOL of FILM & TELEVISION   Film & TV Foundations students are creating a casting compile for casting of their major productions. If you would like to be a part of this opportunity please contact the course coordinator, … Continue reading

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They Made Us Laugh

Tweet  The scripts were still in their hands.  They’d only had a few run throughs.  This was Week Two of their acting class and neither John nor Marcus had acted before.  But when they stood up and performed their exercise … Continue reading

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ROUND FIVE AUDITION WORKSHOP

TweetThe Rehearsal Room Audition Workshops provide a very practical balance between building skill and providing the actor an opportunity to meet new Casting Directors.  But from The Rehearsal Room point of view the most important factor is BUILDING SKILL. ROUND … Continue reading

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