“To diverge from the mainstream and from mediocrity takes a lot of guts, and it takes a lot of bravery. “And to be in a movie that is all about that is so exciting to me, because I want to encourage everyone to take a step toward sovereignty.” Shailene Woodley From article Shailene Woodley embraces […]
Zooey Deschanel has commented about being unique: “I don’t think I’m very much like anyone else, really. I’m sure there are aspects of other actors that I share, but I don’t see anybody else and go, ‘Damn, they stole my thing.’ I’m me, and I like that there are people who have an appreciation for […]
“Brokeback Mountain” director Ang Lee was keen on teaching Heath Ledger how “to capture stillness” – one of [Ledger’s character Ennis] Del Mar’s signature traits – which was hard for Ledger, who can get twitchy. “Sometimes I find it hard sitting still, usually when I’m in the spotlight or even in rehearsal. My nervous energy […]
What leads, urges, even compels so many of us to be creatively expressive?
Given that everyone is creative to some degree, why do many people choose careers in the arts, or work that actively engages their creativity?
Most of us will never be actors or…
Imagination is our essence Getting caught up in the more “serious” aspects of a career, you may lose contact with that child part of being an actor. Psychologist Robert Maurer noted in an interview that children are “playacting from the time they have words and the ability to move. They begin fantasizing, playing, imagining, and […]