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AIP002 | How to Sort out All of the Advice You Hear as an Actor

AIP002 | How to Sort out All of the Advice You Hear as an Actor

by April 8, 2015 0 comments

Ben Hauck draws from his experience as a long-form improv student and teacher in sorting out all of the various rules you’ll be taught to follow as an actor — whether they come from acting teachers, casting directors, agents, managers, or even fellow actors. He defines what instructions are, distinguishes between rules and principles, and recommends how to take the advice you hear in the pursuit of your acting career.

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The material for this episode is explained in Chapter 2, “Rules vs. Principles,” of my book Long-Form Improv.

I made a video about this chapter as part of my “Reading Long-Form Improv” video series on my personal YouTube account. Here it is, further fleshing out the ideas presented in this episode:

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