Character Development Tips

IT MAY SOUND CLICHE BUT ACTING WITHOUT CHARACTER ISN'T REALLY ACTING AT ALL! USE OUR RESOURCES AND TOOLS BELOW TO GET YOUR PERFORMANCE UP TO A STANDARD OF THE PROFESSIONALS IN THE INDUSTRY!

 

A CHARACTER IS A MASK!

When creating a character, always remember that you are putting on a mask to tell a story. It's very easy to slip into being yourself when performing because it's "how you'd react".

Try distancing yourself physically and vocally so that you are able to create more of a fully-rounded character.

 

Top Tip: When you take a step away from how you would react, it allows you to see what creative decisions work for your character and also what your character needs in order to stand out.

 

CHARACTER RESEARCH!

DO NOT UNDERESTIMATE THE VOICE!

METHOD DOESN'T HAVE TO BE YOUR METHOD!

DON'T IGNORE THE DYNAMICS!

RECORD YOURSELF!

CHARACTERS ARE TO DRIVE STORY, NOT STEAL THEM!

STRUGGLING WITH A CHARACTER?