The Great Acting Blog

The aim of The Great Acting Blog is to explore and foster conversation about the artistic, ethical, philosophical and technical aspects of acting, viewing the actor as an individual creative artist, not as an employee.

The Great Acting Blog: "Hunchback"

The Great Acting Blog: “Hunchback”

When an actor’s performance is dull and plodding, it is usually because the actor is trying to supply a predetermined effect ( this may manifest itself as line readings [we’ve all heard the gag of the actor struggling to workout which word to stre…

Love Your Work

I want to be a great actor, I’ve always wanted to be a great actor, and I’ve dedicated my entire life to that object. I’ve always loved the movies, I’ve always loved the magic of the movies. As a kid I would visit the Odeon on the Kingsway in Swan…