Week Two!

Seeking out the character within.

How actors really get into character, expert acting advice

Character, then, isn’t what we think it is or, rather, what we want it to be. It isn’t a stable, easily identifiable set of closely related traits, and it only seems that way because of a glitch in the way our brains are organized. Character is more like a bundle of habits and tendencies and interests, loosely bound together and dependent, at certain times, on circumstance and context. The reason that most of us seem to have a consistent character is that most of us are really good at controlling our environment.

An interesting look into a possible thought process behind “character”.

How to apply Stanislavski Techniques

How to apply the Stanislavski’s technique in acting. For anyone who is taking their LAMDA or Drama exam then this could be a great start to knowing a bit more about Stanislavski actings technique.

A simplified explanation of Stanislaviski Acting. An interesting insight and some nice points to take away.

Lead animator from ILM talks about… animation