Be in the moment…moment to moment. Phrases familiar to almost every actor. I find that many actors give lip service to these phrases. Yeah, sure, be in the moment, got it, but they actually aren’t. Most acting classes teach traditional methods handed down by Stanislavski, Strasberg, Adler, Meisner and Hagen.

They want the actor to be in the moment after script analysis, notice the first half of the word “an*l”, working on beats figuring out the emotional moments ahead of time..

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