Blocking

NYCastings Production Terms for Actors

So you just got cast in your first professional production. Congratulations! Beyond the excitement and anticipation, for many first-time professional actors, stepping onto set can be a little intimidating. They don’t quite know where to go, or what to expect, ...
LetsTalkBlocking

“When I did plays in high school and college, I never remember memorizing my lines…Before I had blocking, it was just text on a page. Once it became embodied, it was much easier.” –Greta Gerwig (“Lady Bird”) As actors we ...
OnCamersActing

When newer actors get work on films or television shows, there is sometimes a bit of a learning curve when it comes to delivering for the camera, especially doing multiple takes of the same scene. There are so many factors ...
Mylines

There was a time when the only option for memorizing lines was highlighting your character’s sides in a hard-copy script, then slogging through it a line at a time. Rinse and repeat. Eventually, by sheer force of will, you somehow ...