5 Acting—What Is It?

“Acting is by far and away the toughest job, in terms of filmmaking and maybe even the arts. How they do it I don’t know, but they have to be allowed to get their satisfaction.”



“‘Faking it’ should bother the hell out of you.”

—LARRY ARRICK, Broadway Director


“If you’re not ready for the 1st moment, you’re not ready for the 2nd.”



“If I feel the part is right, and I know that the producers and the director want me, I’d go for broke. Always.”



Actors Speak: In Session

“As I waited to read, I overheard the casting director on the phone making a deal for another actor to get the role I was reading for. When he called me in to read, he ...

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