Actor Connie Costanza demonstrating self tape tips
The Art of Self-Tape

(Photo: Studio Alum Connie Castanzo. Tripod designed & built by Matt Dominguez.)   Are you …

Trick for Memorizing Scripts

  Okay. I learned something from a teen actress that is going to blow your …

Understanding Genres (Mumblecore!)

  How versed in genres are you as an actor?   I ask because I …

Open road under blue cloudy skies
A Philosophy, Not a Technique

  This tip is going to liberate or disappoint you.   Learning techniques of how …

Know Your Politics

TODAY’S TIP: Know your politics BLOG WAS ORIGINALLY WRITTEN in 2017 (so some references to …

Healthy Lists

Pause those TO-DO lists. Written December 2017, but relevant every year! First thing for the …

The Art of the Nuance (Part 2): HOW TO ACT IT

  The previous blog post, The Art of the Nuance (Part 1), was about how to …

The Art of the Nuance (Part 1)

A big part of working on camera is developing your own sense of what the …

Big tree in Namib Desert
Develop your Philosophy

We were in the Alumni Gym last night, working hard and thinking DEEPLY about acting …