Articles By Nick Niesen

Actors Need To Get The Acting Jobs
Acting has found its origins in the religious rituals of the primitive times and the persons first to perform were the religious leaders of the tribes. The development of theater is largely attributed to the Greeks.Start you child out early with acting, giving them an early peak while they are young will increase the odds of them catching on to it and beco...

Acting - Have you got what it takes?
Acting is a big industry. There are actors everywhere from the theatre to films, from TV to radio, and even on the street in the form of mime. Yet acting is not easy ? in fact, like playing music, it is almost impossible to master.To be a good actor, you have to be able to get inside a character and literally live as them ? to convince your audience, and, ...

Acting - Getting Started
If you want to be an actor the first thing you have to understand is that everyone and their grandmother thinks they can act and wants to be an actor. The competition you will face will be monumental. With that in mind, here are some tips on what to do if you want to have a career as an actor.For starters, you must understand that there is no one way to be...

Acting - The Agent Interview
This can be quite a frightening question. Somebody is asking about you and you're confronted with such a broad and general opening line. How on Earth do you reply?When you finally get that all important interview with an agent, you want to be as prepared as you possibly can be. You've probably brought copies of your best headshot along with your resum&eacu...

Acting And Reality
People watch TV, go to movies or theater to be entertained. The truth is, everyday life can be rather mundane and boring. Imagine watching a film of somebody going through their typical day. You'd probably fall asleep before the first 10 minutes were up. The fact of the matter is, people's lives are dull, at least most people's.This brings us to the proble...

Acting - Handling Stardom
Well, here you are. You met with your agent, got the audition, got the part, made your first movie in a lead role, the movie is a huge success and you're an overnight success. Yes, it's unlikely, but it does happen. Just look at the cast of "Harry Potter."So, you're a star. What next?Unfortunately, not everyone can handle stardom. This has been sadly chr...

Acting - Cold Reading
In regular theater an actor may prepare a monologue that he has spent many hours memorizing, for a part that he will also perform at every audition. He's spent a lot of time on this and has perfected his art and delivery. When going for an audition he is quite comfortable with his prepared lines. However, in a film or commercial audition the actor is expecte...

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