It helps the actors when the director is prepared. Oftentimes actors are looking to be reassured, to help them get where they need to be. It’s like being a parent. They want to please. They want to be stroked and told, “Yeah, you’ve done it.” So, I think by you being calm and understanding you can help take the actors where they need to be.
Actors are the director’s primary storytelling vehicles. A good actor can breathe life into a character and a script. Being able to aid and guide the actors through the production is the director’s job.
The relationship between a director and an actor is an important one. The director should know what the actor is capable of in any given situation. Casting ...