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Are actors made or born?

Are community theatre actors made or born? Can anyone be an actor or does it take something special, an innate talent that only certain people have? How much can training overcome an aspirant’s basic nature. Heady questions to be sure, but ones the Geeks are definitely up to answering. . . . → Read More: Are actors made or born?

Derek Jacobi Talks About Performing King Lear

Derek Jacobi Talks About Performing King Lear | Red Room 

 

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Actors: Listen Up!

Here’s a great article on one of the most important skills an actor must develop: listening.

Newbies often forget it’s not all about knowing your lines and knowing the sequence. Good actors learn to listen and react when being spoken TO on stage. Also, listening is critical to helping fellow actors out of problems when lines are dropped or something else goes wrong.