Lift the Words Off The Page…

This is something that you will hear teachers/coaches talk about – lifting the words off the page. If you can start to hear this, you can start to adjust your delivery.

Ran across this article today that discussed how to differentiate good acting from bad acting.While there will always be disagreements about who is a good actor, this article makes some great points about what elements can make an actor rise to the top in public opinion.  Here is a quote from the article.

Having auditioned many actors, I’m used to hearing ones that can take any writer’s lines and make it sound like their own words. And I’m also used to less experienced (or less gifted) ones who sound uncomfortable with words that aren’t their own. They sounds as if they’re are reciting or reading something. They sounds scripted.

Here is the link to the whole thing.


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