Wednesday Words of Wisdom - Neil Patrick Harris

Wednesday Words of Wisdom – Neil Patrick Harris

"Theatre actors are so disciplined. Especially if you're doing musicals, you have to be in shape physically, mentally, and have to be on your game all the time. That's exhausting." -- Neil Patrick Harris, actor, writer, producer, director, comedian, magician, singer & television host

Wednesday Words of Wisdom - Wil Wheaton

Wednesday Words of Wisdom – Wil Wheaton

"Even when I was little and going on auditions, it was clear who was there because they wanted to be there, and who was there because their stage parents were making them be there. There was a major difference." -- Wil Wheaton, actor, blogger, voice actor & writer

Character-Building Exercise: F.A.S.T. Analysis

Character-Building Exercise: F.A.S.T. Analysis

I wish I could take credit for this great character-building exercise, but I can't: I found it on Pinterest via The Teacher Next Door! (Isn't that where all the great ideas come from nowadays?) I used it during rehearsals for The Big Bad Musical, and it was so fantastic in helping my actors develop and …

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Wednesday Words of Wisdom - John Leguizamo

Wednesday Words of Wisdom – John Leguizamo

"Rehearsals make a huge difference." -- John Leguizamo, actor, voice actor, producer, comedian, playwright & screenwriter

Wednesday Words of Wisdom - Emma Watson

Wednesday Words of Wisdom – Emma Watson

"I just loved performing. It just made me feel alive. It's scary, but that's part of it. I think it's important to have that extra adrenaline. It gives you that extra zing." -- Emma Watson, actress, model & activist