This question originally appeared on Quora. By Marcus Geduld, Artistic Director, Folding Chair Classical Theatre, NYC I’m a theatre director, and I’ll list the traits I think of as bad, though “bad acting” is subjective. I was reminded of that today, when my wife, Lisa, and I finished watching a show. Lisa has as much … More What Are Some of the Telltale Signs of a Bad Actor?
I shall never miss a performance. I shall play every performance with energy, enthusiasm and to the best of my ability regardless of size of audience, personal illness, bad weather, accident, or even death in my family. I shall forego all social activities which interfere with rehearsals or any other scheduled work at the … More A 1945 Code of Ethics for Theatre Workers
“Acting is not about dressing up. Acting is about stripping bare. The whole essence of learning lines is to forget them so you can make them sound like you just thought of them that instant.” — Glenda Jackson