Today we want to share with you a fantastic blog titled, “Things I Wish I Had Been Told In Theatre School” by artist Callam Rodya. It’s geared toward theatre performers but there are many great takeaways for filmmakers and actors of the large/small screen, as well as anyone in the performing arts…
Theatre school was great. It is great. But it can omit some of the more fundamental and important career lessons. School is, after all, a bubble. It’s not a natural professional environment.
So, with what little wisdom I have regarding a career as an actor, here’s a list of some things I wish somebody had told me in theatre school. Some of these lessons, I had to learn the hard way. Others simply would have saved me a bit of time.
- “Stealing the show” is not a compliment. The ensemble is more important than your “moments”.
- You’d be surprised how few people are willing to pay for theatre tickets when they aren’t your friends and family and have no personal connection to you whatsoever.
- No, you can’t actually play forty and fifty-year-olds in your twenties. At least, no one will pay you to do it.
- By the same token, there are very few…
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