Ask yourself this: How many things have you sacrificed for the sake of others?
Or how many things have you sacrificed for your past? Truly think about it.
My past. Things that I thought was let go of and then…something triggers them back to the surface. As an actor, some may argue that it is not a healthy approach to performing when one substitutes their own life experiences for character development. I am on the fence about that approach. Personally, I have used the technique introduced by Ivana Chubbuck of ‘substitution’. Substitution is endowing the other actor in the scene with a person from your real life.
So nevertheless, this goes to the point of knowing about taking care of yourself. To others, they may not understand why you made the choices that you did or the sacrifices you made but as long as YOU know is what matters. I always say Continue reading