1. EMOTIONAL OPENNESS

“Play with the honesty of children, but with the knowledge of adults”
Mirjana Jokovic

2. CRAFT A CHARACTER WITH THE DETAILS

“A man’s character may be learned from the adjectives which he habitually uses in conversation”
Mark Twain

3. STOP SPELLING EVERYTHING OUT

“Let us make a special effort to stop communicating with each other, so we can have some conversation”
Mark Twain

4. USE SILENCE

“Silence is one of the great arts of conversation”
Marcus Tullius Cicero

5. BE PRESENT

“Don’t play the end of the scene”
Tom Skore

6. USE YOUR STRENGTHS

“You gotta have a talent for your talent”
Stella Adler

7. SURPRISE EVERYONE

“The element of surprise is very important and crucial to the truthfulness of the work”
Unknown

8. MORE ACTION, LESS EMOTING

“Actions happens and creates an emotion”
T.S. Elliot

9. DON’T LIMIT YOURSELF WITH “KNOWLEDGE”

“I am enough of an artist to draw freely upon my imagination.  Imagination is more important than knowledge.  Knowledge is limited.  Imagination encircles the world”
Albert Einstein

10. BE SOCIALLY CONSCIOUS 

“We are what we pretend to be, so we must be careful about what we pretend to be”
Kurt Vonnegut

 

 

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