Director's Diary: Scanning the Script

Director’s Diary: Scanning the Script

When I'm doing my initial preparations for a new show that I'm directing, the first thing I do is an initial scan of the script. This is a useful way to start getting your thoughts and plans in order. Get ready to start analyzing! What you'll need: Your script A notebook and a pencil (I specifically …

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3 Useful Acting Exercises for Understanding Your Script & Character

3 Useful Acting Exercises for Understanding Your Script & Character

During a recent rehearsal for The Wedding Singer, one of my actors asked for some exercises to help them really understand their character and make them REAL. Of course, I was happy to help! Acting is much more than just memorizing your lines. You really need to live, breathe, and understand your character. So read …

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