Thursday, January 04, 2007

ON ACTING: The 'Right' Choice

Actors often ask when confronting a moment in the scene: "What is the 'right' choice? The answer: once a performance is real (that is, honestly felt by the actor, within the logic of human nature and within the logic of the character's possibilities) it is right. Now the question becomes: Can it be ‘righter’? Can the choice be more interesting and exciting? "Ay, there's the rub...that makes cowards [or heroes] of us all..."


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