“As an actor, I got so many things like, ‘He’s not cute enough.’ ‘He’s not tall enough, he’s not this enough. He’s great, we just went another way.’” – Director Richie Keen
advice to actors
“When I suddenly feel like I can’t find my footing, I listen to a song or look at a photograph or read an essay, and reconnect with what I felt the essence of the character was.” – Greta Gerwig
The director of Ant-Man, Peyton Reed, was recently asked on Quora to give some advice to upcoming actors.
Michael talks about how he got the part of Abner, the challenges of being the lead in a film, being an acting teacher and more!
Actors like Don Cheadle are often the types of careers aspiring artists want to have.…
[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GwhQYCUP0Vk Some 2014 Tony Award Winners and Nominees sat down for the American Theatre…
Interview: Christopher Jackson Talks Auditioning, Pre-Show Rituals & the New Broadway Musical, ‘Holler If Ya Hear Me’
Last seen The Bronx Bombers as Derek Jeter and In The Heights (Benny) before that, he’s an incredibly talented guy who’s got some great advice and stories to tell. In the interview, we talk about how he got the role of Vertus and getting into a show from the ground floor, pre-show rituals, auditioning and more!
If you ever get a chance to talk to Jenn Lyon, you should waste no…
Interview: Jill Alexander on Auditioning, Paying Attention to Her Career and Why She Calls Herself a “Working Class” Actor
If you’re an eagle-eyed viewer of Mad Men, you may have spotted Jill Alexander in…
Interview: Chris Lowell on ‘Brightest Star’, ‘Enlisted’, His Worst Audition and the Hardest Thing About Acting
Chris also give some perfect acting advice!
As a child actor in one of the most recognizable roles of the last decade,…
Chart your course, set your goals and go after it again and again!
Bobby Cannavale’s Advice to High School Actors: “‘Say yes to everything,’ because you learn by doing”
Thirty Bronx Theatre High School students had the opportunity to pick the brain of one of New York’s top stage actors, Bobby Cannavale, when he visited with them on behalf of the Roundabout Theatre Company’s education program to chat about acting.
Christopher Walken is very excited about A Late Quartet and has been talking about the film to just about anyone who wants to listen about the project.
Emma Stone was at WonderCon this past weekend promoting her upcoming film, The Amazing Spider-Man when at one point, they took audience questions and someone asked her what advice she would give to actors.
The Spartacus cast talks about the upcoming season, costumes (or lack thereof) and acting in the mud!
While walking the carpet, Brown had a few words of advice when it came to aspiring actors in the business.
“We’re all just trying to get a job and work here. Everybody realizes that actors are gonna mess up once in a while. That really helped change my mind set.”
SXSW Interview: Dane Cook “If you can self-generate and be a motivated person, I think that you can create your own opportunities”
Dane Cook talks Broadway, his new film, Detention, and gambling on yourself!
Director James Gunn on his film, Super, the casting of the film and how his ex-wife, Jenna Fischer, got Rainn Wilson involved!