Posts filed under: Singers

Over the years, I’ve taught a lot about how to use the breath, which always seems odd to me, as it’s something we do all the time?! Yet something happens when we start  to think about how we do it? ...
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I've talked about the inner critic, but what about the outer critic?...
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One of the reasons I wanted to be an actor was because I was told that acting meant you identified real emotions and reacted to the world around – like real life.  So I was interested, so how did this...
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Not sure if Clint Eastwood is the man who came up with the phrase ‘Analysis Paralysis’, but it’s worth a read of this article to understand why I say, to over analyze a script may not help you much in...
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This is a short snippet on what main roles are involved in a production and best business practices when dealing with violence or sexual scenes in the entertainment industry....
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Comfortable? You know the image of a patient as he lies down on the therapists couch and the doctor asks, ‘Comfortable?’ as if it’s a signal to begin. I can’t say I’ve actually laid on too many doctors couches, but...
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I had a student the other day, ask me, ‘Do I need to go get some acting training and where?’  Or from my own point of view when is a good time to go back to your training? The longer...
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I remember when I 1st went to Universal Studios Theme Park with the Jaws ride – not sure it’s still there, but it terrified me, as a little girl.  That theme music is what did it to me!  I bet...
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Imagination I’m lucky.  I grew up in the wilds of Canada.  Literally, as a kid I had a huge forest out in my back yard where I played all sorts of imaginary games for hours, days on end with my...
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Well, this is not an original topic but, it seems to be one I’m always battling. I seem to spend a lot of time working at the administration work of being a singer and a lot less at the actual...
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