Despite its fashionable status today, the idea of improvisation is not new. In fact, it is a form of drama that has been around for centuries. It even formed part of the Commedia dell’Arte in Italy during the 16th century. By definition, improvisation is a performance whereby the actors’ responses are unplanned and there is […]
18 Aug 2020 ∙ 7 minutes reading time
Working as an actor looks like one of the most glamorous jobs in the world, and it certainly can be. The other side of this reality is that we do not see the hard work, long hours, and endless rehearsals that take place behind the scenes. There’s no doubt, it takes enormous amounts of dedication […]
9 Aug 2020 ∙ 7 minutes reading time
If you have said I want to be an actor to yourself more than once in your life, it could easily be that it is your calling! If acting is a passion and something you want to pursue more seriously, then you will be pleased to know that there is so much education available to […]
8 Aug 2020 ∙ 7 minutes reading time
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If you are considering the world of dramatic arts as a potential career or part-time hobby, you are not alone in thinking that it simply involves learning a script and then mustering up all of your natural talent to deliver the lines well! There is, however, much more to it than this and these tips […]
7 Aug 2020 ∙ 7 minutes reading time
Thanks to Hollywood and the unprecedented popularity of the mini-series on platforms like Showmax and Netflix, the performing arts seem like the most glamorous and well-paid of all careers. While much of this is true, it is also true that celebrity status actually comes with a lot of hard work. If you are wondering how […]
5 Aug 2020 ∙ 9 minutes reading time
Acting Lessons For Everyone
There are many reasons why you may consider taking acting classes. You don’t need to aspire to be an actor in Hollywood or be playing the lead in a Shakespearean play to gain the benefits of acting lessons.
By taking acting lessons, you can become more confident and adapt to different social situations more easily.
A private acting tutor can also help you improve your public speaking skills and, in turn, help you become a better leader and motivator.
Dreaming of getting into Rada, playing the lead in your high school production or perfecting screen auditions?
Superprof have many audition experts to help you pass that tricky audition and land your dream role.
Tutors can help you step by step to perfect your audition piece, tell you what to expect during auditions and how to calm your nerves and give your best performance.
Having an acting tutor one on one can bring out the true actor in you and reveal techniques you never thought of.
Dissecting a Role With Acting Lessons
Understanding the character you are playing on T.V, film or on stage can bring out that star quality.
A private tutor can help you explore the character you’re playing and empathise with his or her feelings and decisions. They can also help you develop accents and mannerisms as well as breathing techniques to help you stay in the role.
Don’t be afraid to transport yourself to the world of the character. With the help of a tutor, you could be on the road to winning an Oscar!
Become More Confident with Acting Lessons
Acting lessons are not for everyone but that doesn’t mean they can’t be a great confidence booster.
If you’re shy in social situations, unable to calm your nerves when public speaking or can’t find the courage to ask someone out, acting lessons can help you let go of inhibitions and face your fears.
The first step with an acting tutor to improve your confidence may not be easy but it may be all you need to reach your goals!