Acting

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Pauline Del Mundo
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March 25, 2011

Truthful Acting Many people think acting is as easy as walking. There are many things needed to be an effective actor or actress. Acting is not just trying to do what the script says. Acting is all about emotion and character. Some people may say that acting is easy because it’s just like copying someone they know or trying to be a certain character. It takes more than that. What makes an effective actor? An actor needs to be able to capture a person’s feelings and thoughts. The actor needs to make it real instead of trying to make it real. For an actor acting is not acting, acting is living the part and role. But before an actor can do this there are many qualities needed to be an effective actor like perseverance, time management, and focus. Actors need the perseverance to search and search for projects to be in. Acting is not an easy job. People can’t find acting jobs right away. It takes a lot of perseverance to audition over and over again to find a job. Acting is not a stable job because a person doesn’t become into a big star right away. An actor needs the perseverance to be able to search for auditions, take the time to go there and if it doesn’t work out, do the same thing over again. Actors have a hard time looking for jobs because some shows don’t get paid. These actors need to start from rock bottom before they can find a stable job that will pay them for the mean time. Time management is a must for an actor. Every single minute of the day has to be productive. Since there is so much to do to become an actor it needs time to get there. Managing the time is very helpful because there are many things needed from an actor. An actor doesn’t just go to auditions and audition without practicing something. An actor needs to have memorized a monologue that will entice the directors and…...

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