Posts Tagged ‘Acting’

For film & television, you go to Los Angeles. For theatre, you go to New York. That’s always been the perception for actors. But in a post in today’s Backstage Blogs, there is an interesting quote from actor Jordan Lage, a 25-year veteran of New York theatre: You cannot open a straight play on Broadway […]


Members of the Screen Actors Guild: You should be receiving your strike authorization ballots sometime after Friday January 2, 2009. The measure authorizing a strike will pass if 75% of the voting members vote yes. I want you to know how important a vote this is. I want you to know why you should vote […]


A spontaneous discussion erupted today about the value of backstory in acting. One co-worker downplayed the need to develop any detailed history about your character, as well as the importance of specifics of physical objects when acting on stage. You do not need the coffee cup, she said. You do not need to know why […]


The New York Film Academy is offering film and acting courses for auction on eBay. From the official press release: NEW YORK, Oct. 2, 2008 — In response to tough economic times, the internationally renowned Academy will provide an early gift for the Holiday Season: a limited number of Intensive Filmmaking and Acting Workshops on […]


The Howard Fine Acting Studio is widely regarded as one of the top acting studios in Los Angeles. It has a faculty that is second to none, in an professional atmosphere that is focused on the work. It does not concern itself with showcases or shortcuts. It exists solely to make you a better actor. […]