AN-006 | Sand in the Oyster

January 29, 2016
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When we get a new script in the hand, it's all too easy to succumb to some less than helpful habits in our keenness to make our mark on the role. Inspired by a quote from a slightly surprising source, here's a thought about character development that may help shake out any old, stale habits you may have fallen into.

(Below is a YouTube upload of the interview that inspired the podcast. Given that the poster is probably breaching copyright, I cannot guarantee that it will always work).

AN-001 | The Scary Thing Is … Performance

January 12, 2016
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The very first episode of the Actor Notes podcast is about our constant companion ... fear. The thing is, whether or not it gets in the way of our work - and if so - what can we do about it? Not that I've got any answers necessarily, but I hope my angle on it strikes a chord or two - if only you feel less alone in your terror from now on.


In case you needed proof - a Fender Stratocaster definitely does NOT make me into Jimi Hendrix:Michael Bott and Stratocaster Also, here's the 'Inside the Actor's Studio' interview with Kevin Costner.