Jacobs talks about her rough experience as a student at Juilliard, how Community rekindled her love for acting, and how she's completely different than her character on Love.
"I always said I studied to try to develop an acting muscle. The key I always thought to my career would be diversity." - Wendell Pierce
"I wanted to challenge myself again. I wanted the rigor of having to be word perfect, of not being able to pull the panic button and say 'Cut!'" - Gillian Jacobs
"When you film out of order, you just don't want to wait for lightning in a bottle for a scene to kind of find its feet." - Jess Weixler on why she works with an Acting Coach
"...you’re not feeling inspired as an actor and not having that magic moment where it all comes together, then that’s when you have to pull the techniques." - Corey Hawkins
"I remember thinking, ‘I want to go to Juilliard, I want that structure and I want that rigor and that classical foundation.’" - Corey Hawkins
"When people ask me, ‘What was your big break?’ I say it was going to Julliard." - Laura Linney
As an increasing number of Oscar winners — including Tommy Lee Jones, Robert Redford, and Russell Crowe, just to name a few — turn toward supporting roles in superhero films, it’s important to note that there are younger actors who are also in supporting roles and are hoping that the visibility of roles in superhero movies will launch their careers to the next level. One such actor is Anthony Mackie, who plays superhero The Falcon in Captain America: The Winter Soldier. Speaking with The Washington Post, Mackie spoke about his persistence in his acting career, why starring as the Falcon ... Read more
"Juilliard is where I had to let go of a lot of old ideas about who I was, beyond just an actor"
We also talk about her Tony Nomination, Juilliard and her advice to actors!
Stephen Kunken discusses his Tony Nomination, how he approaches a role and give some fantastic career advice!
Carrie Preston: "A lot of times I kind of feel like I’m starting over for each part because people don’t realize that I was also the one that was in 10 other things that they’ve seen."