Towards Mastery: How I Work

Why does one actor's emotional world move us & another's leave us cold? Why do some voices compel us to listen & others tune us out? Why is one actor's inner life mesmerizing in stillness & another's boring in histrionics? What makes up for the difference between good & great? 

The courage to give yourself permission to use all of yourself + the skill to know what the text demands of you = an actor whose inner life is bold, authentic & arresting to watch. Not everyone will achieve great acting. But I believe all good actors can learn how to attempt it. It's an ability both innate and acquired. 

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