We all have the potential to enter the portal of what the world calls genius, but it is not our creative genius that we are accessing. It is our inherent divine nature at work.
The paradox is this… the more extraordinary you attempt to become – the more ordinary you seem (because everyone is trying to be extraordinary, see above premise). The more ordinary you allow yourself to be, the more extraordinary you seem (because everyone is trying to be extraordinary, see above premise) as you are unique!
Why Train? An athlete, musician, or doctor, would never ask such a question. If acting were such an easy career, wouldn’t everyone want to do it? If you want to be an artist who affects people then you must prepare your craft. As Stanislavsky said, “Love the art in yourself, not yourself in the art.”Continue reading “Why Train?”
Can acting be taught? No. A child is electrifying to watch because the focus and concentration, elegance and economy, are all there. So is a cat. As self-consciousness creeps in – so does ego and the desire to ‘perform’. Anyone can be interesting to watch – as long as they’re not conscious of being observed.Continue reading “Can Acting Be Taught?”
We tend to create things in our life that feel familiar to us. One of the common things that actors have inside them, as part of their upbringing is the need to be given permission. If you have ever found yourself with the feeling that you’d love to be a working actor — if onlyContinue reading “Giving Yourself Permission”