Actors learn to express themselves using acting techniques. You cannot overuse acting techniques that work for you. Learning to express yourself is part of the journey of learning and improving your acting.
Find your Emotions Express your Talents!
Some Key Quotes of this Acting Article:
“Feelings that welt up into emotions are primed for Expressions.“
“Feelings need to mature within your internals to become Emotions.“
“You can train yourself to activate your emotions for your acting.“
Copyright 2022 Simon Blake
Actors learn to express themselves through trial-and-error. Practice is key in acting, music, and entertainment. The ability to find emotions and express them can build fantastic careers.
How to Learn to Express Yourself
Feelings that welt up into emotions are primed for Expressions.
You will benefit yourself using an Activations Journal. Activations Journals collect your observations about what motivates you, upsets you and activates your emotions.
Emotions are fantastic things to work with to learn how to express yourself.
Practicing finding your own ingredients of what motivates you is part of finding your expressions. Expressions are keys that release something that is internal within you.
Actors Learn to Express Themselves by finding their own Depth.
Master Expressions with Patience
In order to master expressions, you need patience to allow the feeling to become Deep enough to become emotions.
Feelings need to mature within your internals to become Emotions.
When you express from feelings, they can often not fully show up for you within your work. When you work with Deep Feelings or emotions they will usually show up within your acting work.
Mastering Expressions takes Patience of allowing your deeper responses to release into Expressions.
Often times the deeper expressions don’t make it to the surface because there isn’t enough patience.
Expressing Yourself Takes Courage
The courage to interact with something that is internal inside yourself can be tremendous.
Expressing takes being willing to interact with what is internal. The happy accident of unique expressing occurs because the internal emotions have become activated.
You can train yourself to activate your emotions for your acting.
Releasing how you feel in a real time moment of an acting exercise means you are willing to receive the responses of your expressing it. The other person may have all sorts of reactions to your expressing in acting. Being Brave enough to explore that interaction is part of acting discovery.
You want to discover both yourself and explore the others in your acting.
Acting is Interaction. Acting is Activation!
How to Learn Certain Expressions
Finding Certain Expressions for your acting work is called Emotional Range.
An Emotional Range is a ballpark of emotion that once activated tends to stay within that range of emotion. Once you start to do acting exercises within that emotional range the natural tendency will be full exploration of that Emotional Range.
Many people have limited abilities to multiple Emotional Ranges.
Often Actors have the ability to activate expressions they use in their daily lives but not emotions they are unfamiliar with. Doing Acting Improvisations can help to expand emotional expression.
Actors Learn to Express Themselves by finding self-discovery of their Emotions.
It is natural to have to do a lot of work to expand Emotional Ranges.
What is Emotional Preparation for Actors and Musicians
Emotional Preparation for Actors and Musicians enhance themselves as artists.
How to work with Emotional Preparation is to practice finding Emotions and Activating them. Juggling the activated emotions into your Imaginary Circumstances will achieve experiencing those emotions in your acting interaction.
Musicians can use Emotional Preparations just prior to singing.
Actor Emotional Preparation is a journey into self-discovery.
Actors Learn to Express Themselves by doing acting improvisations, Doors and Activities, Ins and outs, Spoon River Anthologies and Particularizations towards scenes.
Copyright 2022 Simon Blake
Simon Blake has studied between 30,000 – 40,000 acting exercises and studied over 8-10++ thousand acting students work in acting. Studying their Emotional Preparation to their Spoon River Work. Studying every area of Meisner training work with well over 30 Teachers including himself.
“Learning Emotional Preparation for Musicians, Artists, Creator and Actors is incredible. Applying Activated Emotion prior to doing is key!”
Simon Blake runs and operates the website EmotionalPreparation.com which teaches Actors how to add Emotion to their acting. Using improved acting techniques for Actors and Music.
Simon Blake teaches that Acting is BEing , then DOing. As Emotions need to be activated first and then the being side of acting put into the Doing side of Interaction with Activated Emotions.
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Copyright 2022, Simon Blake