Evan Rachel Wood says, “I used to not even be able to order pizza on the phone because I was just so shy.” She thinks acting allows so much to come out on-screen, “because that’s my time to let go in a safe place.” ~~~ Scarlett Johansson has noted that sensitivity can have a dark […]
Many talented comedians and comic actors acknowledge there is a dark side to being funny or performing comedy. Parker Posey has commented: “I can do comedy, so people want me to do that, but the other side of comedy is depression. “Deep, deep depression is the flip side of comedy. Casting agents don’t realize it […]
Gabriel Byrne on auditions “It’s important to present oneself as relaxed and confident..” Gabriel Byrne commented that the audition process “is really a most inadequate way to determine if an actor is right or not for a particular role. “Unfortunately, it’s a situation that most actors have to accept. “Work on developing an unshakable trust […]
People with the personality trait of high sensitivity have qualities that can help make them more creative, including a greater awareness of subtleties in emotional and sensory detail.
Creativity coach Lisa A. Riley comments, “I have encountered …
Joan Chen comments about first seeing “Edward Scissorhands” in 1990: “It was unique cinema that felt like pure magic. The bizarre beauty of the film and the gentle hero with his lethally sharp scissorhands stayed with me through out the years. “Looking back, after almost 20 years, I now understand better the fierce longing and […]