Actors are subject to both the pleasures of imitation and the rigors of an exalted calling—an excerpt from “Letters to a Young Actor.”
The playwright’s nephew tried to capture acting’s transcendent dimensions—an excerpt from ‘The Other Chkehov: A Biography of Michael Chekhov.’
Ground zero is the actor’s own life and cultural experiences—a conversation with Douglas Turner Ward.
A round-table conversation between six actors who teach, including F. Murray Abraham, Gary Sinise, and Fiona Shaw.
So you want to be an actor? The first step is figuring out why in the world you’d do such a thing.