ACTING / EXERCISES

Try these excercises to improve your acting:
  • Write your "character bible".
    Describe your character's age, gender, history, parents, formative events, preferences, hobbies, tendancies, prejudices, and example behaviors. Be able to answer the question "What would my character do?" for any situation.
  • Practice improv with a partner.
    Use no prompts, set a time limit, and use an audience/peer suggestion for location and situation.
  • Learn a classic scene.
    Be able to perform a Shakespearean soliloquy for example.


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By Andrew ("Drizzle") Bedno and Susan ("Sweetie") Hooper, Chicago Illinois USA.