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The person you are is a thousand times more interesting than the best actor you could ever hope to be.
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The actor must use his imagination to be able to answer all questions (when, where, why, how). Make the make-believer existence more definite.
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We are all actors: being a citizen is not living in society, it is changing it. - Augusto Boal Quotes
We are all actors: being a citizen is not living in society, it is changing it.
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Don't be an actor. Be a human being who works off what exists under imaginary circumstances. - Sanford Meisner Quotes
Don't be an actor. Be a human being who works off what exists under imaginary circumstances.
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Anyone can do theater, even actors. And theater can be done everywhere. Even in a theater. - Augusto Boal Quotes
Anyone can do theater, even actors. And theater can be done everywhere. Even in a theater.
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Of course, if you have thought up to now that an actor relies merely on inspiration you will have to change your mind. Talent without work is nothing more than raw unfinished material.
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Unless the theatre can ennoble you, make you a better person, you should flee from it. - Constantin Stanislavski Quotes
Unless the theatre can ennoble you, make you a better person, you should flee from it.
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When an actor is completely absorbed by some profoundly moving objective so that he throws his whole being passionately into its execution, he reaches a state we call inspiration.
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Happiness mainly comes from our own attitude, rather than from external factors. - Dalai Lama Quotes
Happiness mainly comes from our own attitude, rather than from external factors.
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Actors should arouse a sense of wonder because of their ability to exceed what the spectators can envision ever being able to do.
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You'll never see any two good actors approach a role in the same way. - Constantin Stanislavski Quotes
You'll never see any two good actors approach a role in the same way.
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Motivation is the single most important factor in any sort of success. - Edmund Hillary Quotes
Motivation is the single most important factor in any sort of success.
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In all my works, light is an important controlling factor. - Tadao Ando Quotes
In all my works, light is an important controlling factor.
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The Theatre of the Oppressed is theatre in this most archaic application of the word. In this usage, all human beings are Actors (they act!) and Spectators (they observe!).
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The inner life of the [imagination], and not the personal and tiny experiential resources of the actor, should be elaborated on the stage and shown to the audience. This life is rich and revealing for the audience as well as for the actor himself.
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Hollywood is still the mecca for good or bad, but it isn't the beginning or end for filmmaking. - Robert Duvall Quotes
Hollywood is still the mecca for good or bad, but it isn't the beginning or end for filmmaking.
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An actor has to burn inside with an outer ease. - Michael Chekhov Quotes
An actor has to burn inside with an outer ease.
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My cameraman and I devised a method, which we started using from my second film, which applies mainly to day scenes shot in the studio, where we used bounced light instead of direct light. We agreed with this thing of four or five shadows following the actors is dreadful.
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The thing about film-making is I give it everything, that's why I work so hard. I always tell young actors to take charge. It's not that hard. Sign your own cheques, be responsible.
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Well, I’ve been in several films including documentaries, but the big blockbuster, I was hired as advisor to the actors, I was trying to make Jesuits out of them.
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I think I'm good at amplifying an actor's strengths, and minimizing their weaknesses. And they all have strengths and weaknesses.
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There's editing, and scripts to read and edit, and casting, and all the elements of production that just sort of take up the normal downtime that you would have as an actor. So there's not a lot of that for me.
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Remember: there are no small parts, only small actors. - Constantin Stanislavski Quotes
Remember: there are no small parts, only small actors.
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A magician is only an actor - an actor pretending to be a magician. - Harry Houdini Quotes
A magician is only an actor - an actor pretending to be a magician.
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I'm no actor and I never have been. What people see on the screen is me. - Clark Gable Quotes
I'm no actor and I never have been. What people see on the screen is me.
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I wanted to be an actor. Maybe a comic actor, but an actor. That's what got me into acting was putting on an act, because in life, I wasn't funny and I felt on stage or in the movies, I could do whatever I wanted to. I was free.
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The actor is an athlete of the heart. - Antonin Artaud Quotes
The actor is an athlete of the heart.
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Everything changes once we identify with being the witness to the story, instead of the actor in it.
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I couldn't be a cameraman or a designer or an actor - I have to be a director because I learned how to do that from my dad.
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Eventually, in '84, we made a film for a little over a million dollars - with American actors that was shot in English - that was shown in Finland A little action film called Born American.
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I want to become a superstar, but for that, I first have to be a super actor. - Ranbir Kapoor Quotes
I want to become a superstar, but for that, I first have to be a super actor.
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All human beings are Actors (they act!) and Spectators (they observe!). - Augusto Boal Quotes
All human beings are Actors (they act!) and Spectators (they observe!).
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Before I was an actor I was a break dancer, one of those street performers you see. I guess my introduction into the professional world of performing was a stint as back up dancer for Lionel Richie and I performed at the closing ceremony at the '84 Olympics.
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Being a good actor isn't easy. Being a man is even harder. I want to be both before I'm done. - James Dean Quotes
Being a good actor isn't easy. Being a man is even harder. I want to be both before I'm done.
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I have always been a Malibu Man, like all actors. - Nick Mancuso Quotes
I have always been a Malibu Man, like all actors.
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In nighttime series, the actor gets billing up front on every episode. - Michael Zaslow Quotes
In nighttime series, the actor gets billing up front on every episode.
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In the language of an actor, to know is synonymous with to feel - Constantin Stanislavski Quotes
In the language of an actor, to know is synonymous with to feel
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Hope is not a strategy. Luck is not a factor. Fear is not an option. - James Cameron Quotes
Hope is not a strategy. Luck is not a factor. Fear is not an option.
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Only a madman or an actor would want to be President of the United States. - Mick Jagger Quotes
Only a madman or an actor would want to be President of the United States.
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A magician is an actor playing the part of a magician. - Jean Eugene Robert-Houdin Quotes
A magician is an actor playing the part of a magician.
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I'm only wanted by directors for the image I give off, and it makes me angry. I always wanted to be an actor and not a beauty pageant winner.
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You get the information, and it's not your job to judge it or not judge it. You adapt, and you do it. That's what we do as actors. We're just as surprised as the viewers, sometimes.
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Christina Ricci is amazing, the most professional actor I think I've ever met. You can be chatting with her and when they call action, she's right there.
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Always make the audience suffer as much as possible. - Alfred Hitchcock Quotes
Always make the audience suffer as much as possible.
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I think any actor worth their salt wants to show as much versatility as they possibly can. - Daniel Radcliffe Quotes
I think any actor worth their salt wants to show as much versatility as they possibly can.
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I'm an actor... I do a job and I go home. Why are you interested in me? You don't ask a truck driver about his job.
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We exponents of horror do much better than those Method actors. We make the unbelievable believable. More often than not, they make the believable unbelievable.
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When you do an animated movie - at least the ones that I've been a part of - you never see any of the other actors. It's all done separately with headphones in a voice booth.
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The big-budget blockbuster is becoming one of the most dependable forms of filmmaking. - Peter Jackson Quotes
The big-budget blockbuster is becoming one of the most dependable forms of filmmaking.
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You grow up in a Sicilian household, becoming an actor is not a big leap. - Vincent Schiavelli Quotes
You grow up in a Sicilian household, becoming an actor is not a big leap.
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If I wasn't an actor, I'd be a secret agent. - Thornton Wilder Quotes
If I wasn't an actor, I'd be a secret agent.
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I am interested in solving an unknown factor of art and an unknown factor of life. - Eva Hesse Quotes
I am interested in solving an unknown factor of art and an unknown factor of life.
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We can compare classical chess and rapid chess with theatre and cinema - some actors don't like the latter and prefer to work in the theatre.
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By instinct I'm an adventurer; by choice I'd like to be a writer; by pure, unadulterated luck, I'm an actor.
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I don't approve of the John Waynes and the Gary Coopers saying "Shucks, I ain't no actor - I'm just a bridge builder or a gas station attendant." If they aren't actors, what the hell are they getting paid for? I have respect for my profession. I worked hard at it.
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My dad became a soap opera actor, and I was an extra in a skating rink scene on the soap. I didn't audition. It was nepotism all the way.
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Those who perceive in themselves... the artistic vocation as poet, writer, sculptor, painter, musician, and actor feel at the same time an obligation not to waste this talent but to develop it, in order to put it to service of their neighbour and the humanity as a whole.
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Disney has the best casting. If he doesn't like an actor he just tears him up. - Alfred Hitchcock Quotes
Disney has the best casting. If he doesn't like an actor he just tears him up.
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Every animator is really an actor performing in slow motion, living the character a drawing at a time.
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I'm notorious for giving a bad interview. I'm an actor and I can't help but feel I'm boring when I'm on as myself.
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This whole creation is essentially subjective, and the dream is the theater where the dreamer is at once: scene, actor, prompter, stage manager, author, audience, and critic.
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I trained as a theatre actor and you had a bare stage and you had to pretend, one prop and you are in the middle of 8th Ave. and traffic is just going by.
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The world of chemical reactions is like a stage, on which scene after scene is ceaselessly played. The actors on it are the elements.
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It is only when an actor feels that his inner and outer life on the stage is flowing naturally and normally, in the circumstances that surround him, that the deeper sources of his subconscious gently open, and from them come feelings we cannot always analyse.
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It's like, to me, acting is like a child walking in the park, the better the actor, the greater the playground he has.
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An actor should always let humility outweigh ambition. - Anna Kendrick Quotes
An actor should always let humility outweigh ambition.
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Any actor who tells you that they have become the people they play, unless they’re clearly diagnosed as a schizophrenic, is bullshitting you.
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I dont know how it is now but the assistant stage manager had to understudy several parts. You had to be ready to go on at any time if the actor couldnt make it to the play. I didnt think anything of it.
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The first state an actor experiences onstage is the one he just experienced in life. One needs great courage not to portray this experience. One must surrender entirely to the power of one s artistic nature. It will do all the necessary things. Do not impose any solution upon yourself in advance. The quality to develop in an actor is courage.
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I was always a character actor. I just looked like Little Red Riding Hood. - Paul Newman Quotes
I was always a character actor. I just looked like Little Red Riding Hood.
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The only difference between me and my fellow actors is that I've spent more time in jail. - Robert Mitchum Quotes
The only difference between me and my fellow actors is that I've spent more time in jail.
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On general principle, I boycott shows that don't employ actors. - Aisha Tyler Quotes
On general principle, I boycott shows that don't employ actors.
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The United Nations remains our most important global actor. These days we are continuously reminded of the enormous responsibility of the Security Council to uphold international peace and stability.
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The crushing, pitiful, and frequently just plain risible pathos of an unsuccessful actor/performer's life is well charted.
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Being a posh actor in England you cannot escape the class-typing from whatever side you look at it. - Benedict Cumberbatch Quotes
Being a posh actor in England you cannot escape the class-typing from whatever side you look at it.
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I'm an actor, and I don't look at myself as providing comic relief. I have done diverse and dark roles such as a psycho, murderer, and others in films such as 'Don', 'Eklavya' and '3 Idiots.'
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Sure I faced the troubles and challenges that most actors and actresses face until they get noticed, but I was always confident of myself and my capabilities.
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One of the things I have an allergic reaction to playing, especially as a black actor, is the mandatory kind of best friend/cop/detective type. You will never see me in that movie.
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It's not my goal to be a famous actor. - Gavin DeGraw Quotes
It's not my goal to be a famous actor.
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The life of an action star is very short. I want to be an actor like Robert De Niro , like Dustin Hoffman or Clint Eastwood who in their 70s or 80s can still act.
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