The Art of Acting


The Art of Acting

The Art of Acting

The Art of Acting is the exploration of activate emotion. Exploring Imaginary conditions with the artistic brushstrokes of emotions create the art of acting. An Actor will achieve art when they learn to craft active emotions into their acting.

Activating emotion in acting is an artform!

Some Key Quotes in this Acting Article:
Emotion releases spontaneous action into acting.
Activating Emotions is the key part of the Emotional Preparation Technique.
Varying Emotional possibilities turn acting into artistic expression.”

Copyright 2022 Simon Blake

The Art of Acting is the realization of emotions which are active, alive and real.

Varying Emotional possibilities turn acting into artistic expression.

How Acting Can Become Art with Emotion

Freedom of Released Emotion becomes Art in Acting once reality meets function.

When you release active emotion into your acting work you release an unpredictable element. Emotion releases spontaneous action into acting.


Art includes the interpretation from the audience how they identify with the emotion. When an Actor releases an active emotion within a scene audiences can enjoy the discovery of what occurs in real-time.

You can activate an emotional range with the freedom to see where the actions of the scene will take themselves

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How to Work with Emotion

Work with emotions that you are capable of being free with working.

If you work with emotions that are too deep you won’t feel the personal freedom to express them. Freedom of expression is key when working with emotion.

Activating Emotions is the key part of the Emotional Preparation Technique.

Knowing how to work with emotion does take time to practice achieving. You can work with the emotions that you can activate and juggle to get into your acting work. Remember, even when you have activated emotions you want to train yourself to receive the other Actor. That discipline will gift your acting with both your experience and the others.

Activate your Emotion, Release it, then Let it Find you in your Acting

The trick of working with emotions is to release it.

There is an old saying, if it loves you, it will, love you back.

Emotions when you activate them prior to your acting spark sometimes a tremendous emotion. The discipline in acting is to be willing to release it, at least enough to receive your acting partner. Then, you see if the emotion will find you again in the acting interaction.

This approach is a road that needs to be taken by more Actors. This technique develops your abilities to really achieve incredible acting technique.

Just Remember: Activate your Emotion, then Release it, and start acting interaction. See if the emotion returns inside the Imaginary Conditions of your acting experience!

What is an Activations Journal

The Activations Journal is an incredible tool to use to work with for Actors, Artists, Musicians and Creators.

In the Activations Journal you identify 5-20 current emotions from one of the many Emotions Lists on this website. The Emotions list is the list that you use to build out your Emotional Preparation Techniques.

The Activations Journal finds your active current emotions to put into your acting work.

The Art of Acting relies on being able to find your own emotions.

Copyright 2022 Simon Blake


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