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Acting tips on how to do sensory exercises

QUESTION: What are sensory exercises and how do you do them? ANSWER: Sensory exercises are acting exercises where you practice using your five senses to re-create the reality of something. For example, you could work on trying to re-create a coffee cup. First, you would work on a real coffee cup, concentrating on how the […]

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Acting with no high school graduation

by Alina Moser (Austria) QUESTION: Do i need a high school graduation to get into an acting school? ANSWER: Some schools (often the better ones) require it, but many don’t. Don’t drop out of high school to become an actor, though. There’s no reason to do so. Many teens are very successful in acting and […]

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Will High School matter

by Charles (Australia) QUESTION: Hi everyone i am a 20 year old male from australia and a high school drop out. i have done some small acting jobs but i always shy away from bigger roles because of the fear they may ask if i have completed high school and i’ll have to say i […]

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How do I do a good dying scene?

by Miranda (Louisiana) QUESTION: In a movie my brother and I are making a few of the characters have to die and I would love to be able to tell them as well as practice myself on being able to complete a death scene properly.Please help! ANSWER: What kind of dying scene is it? Do […]

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How do i do scenes with an actress I’m really attracted to?

by Tim (NY) QUESTION: I have a short career as a mostly ensemble actor but now got one of the leads in a comedy. I need to do scenes where i fall madly in love with a character played by an actress for whom I have had a (safe and secret) crush on for years. […]

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Best Acting Technique for Learning Lines

by Glen Bravestone (Six Nations Reserve, Canada) QUESTION: I am a line fiend – therefore I love memorizing lines and doing them over differently in my head. However, I sometimes become reliant on the other actor’s line cues when delivering my lines, some actors may not be so pinpoint with the script, and the end […]

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Best Options For Study Acting

by matthew williams (tacoma, wa, us) QUESTION: I am 19 an currently employed by the us army…but i would like to begin an acting career in movies, commercials… just anything that i could do because i enjoy the art… What would be the best approach to doing this (getting into a school for acting or […]

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Should i be homeschooled

by mary santiago (california) QUESTION: Should i be homeschooled so i can get more practice and work on acting or should i just be homeschooled if i make a movie or if i have a tv show? ANSWER: There’s no need for teenage actors to be home schooled until they start really working a lot. […]

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Standard American Accent

by Emma QUESTION: I cannot afford taking private classes to learn standard American accent.What is the best book with audio cd`s to learn a standard American accent for those who English is a second language? ANSWER: A very good book is Speak With Distinction (Textbook and CD). Several acting schools use it. Keep in mind, […]

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What options do I have?

QUESTION: I can see that acting schools are highly recommended for success as an actor. The thing is, I highly doubt my ability in getting into a really good acting school, Because I nearly dropped out of high school at several points of my life due to problems in my personal life, so my transcript […]