How Did Emma Stone Convince Her Parents to Let Her Become an Actor? She Made a PowerPoint Presentation
"I never wanted to do anything else, from 7 on. It wasn't a flight of fancy." - Emma Stone
Benedict Cumberbatch talks about how he began to pursue acting and the influence his parents had on his career choice.
Claire Danes didn't hold back about Homeland, her parents and the aftermath of portraying the great Temple Grandin.
Interview: Michael Park Talks ‘Dear Evan Hansen’, Audition Nerves and Why He Considers Himself “Fortunate”
"I’m always a little bit nervous but those nerves help inform characters sometimes." - Michael Park on Auditioning
Success and happiness come to us when we remove our egos and focus on our effort and to do the work
Michael Fassbender on Finding a Character: “If I can make them logical to myself, then I apply them, and that’s really it”
Fassbender talks about his parents' concern about his action aspirations and why he reject the idea that he is an "intelligent actor."
Bryce Dallas Howard: "And my grandmother said to me, "Do you know what the rate of the average working actor in SAG is, in terms...
So many of us turn to the go-to survival jobs for actors: waiting tables, temp office work, promo work, nannying.
Learning to be in control of your own mind gives you freedom.
Actor/Director Jamie Torcellini chats about the show and cast, his time as a young actor in New York City and his worst audition ever.
"A lot of athletes when they’re done playing ball, they just try and figure out, 'What is going to be my next move?'" - 'Ballers'...
John Krasinski on his “Lottery-Ticket Life”: “What I try to do instead is try to deserve to stay here”
"It's so unbelievably rare to get the opportunity that I did to be on The Office, so what I try to do instead is try...
"You know I’m not allowed to wear hoop earrings, right?"
"I was so gung-ho not to do what people wanted me to do – I never really thought about what I wanted to do."
Writer/director Ben Sledge has made a film that could easily be an episode of The Twilight Zone.
Actress Heather Brooker started working part-time jobs to fund her acting habit. She also came up with ways to stay creative while waiting for her...
"Someone will never hire me to just stand and sing. They will hire me to dance and sing. They will hire me to flip and...
"Don't tell me this isn't an age of miracles. Don't tell me we can't be everywhere at once."
Jessie Mueller on Following up ‘Beautiful’ with ‘Waitress’: “I think early on I did feel little bit of pressure”
"I was taken with theater from the beginning, it was the coolest thing for me." - Jessie Mueller
Zachary Levi on Starring in Broadway’s ‘She Loves Me’: “Honestly, the biggest challenge is just my own brain”
“My whole life, all I’ve ever wanted to do was be an actor and an entertainer and make people happy and also feel like I...