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Archive for July, 2009

The Power of the Pre-Show Ritual

By • Jul 15th, 2009 • Category: An Actor's Advice

I have never yet met an actor who sacrifices a live chicken before a show. Thank heaven for that. Nonetheless I make it a point to ask fellow actors, with whom I am not familiar, if this, or anything else more realistic, is part of their opening night, or pre-curtain ritual. That way I know […]

Intermission Activities for the Actor

By • Jul 1st, 2009 • Category: An Actor's Advice

Bathroom. Drinks. A snack (out of costume, of course). And if you are foolish enough to do so, smoke. There are many obvious things for which intermission can be used. There are however, unwise ways to spend an intermission during a show in which you appear.