Acting Challenges of Lockdown

Acting Challenges of Lockdown
Acting is a group activity. We train with other people; we audition with others and we spend most of our working lives with others. And then lockdown changed all that. For most people, anyway. I’ve been working on training myself for a while now, and that’s been predominantly alone, but for the majority of actors this is a brand new experience. People have been coming up with creative solutions to hone their craft, keep their instrument in tune and create connection even while apart. And I’m here for it. Enter TikTokIf you’ve not heard of the platform it’s a short form video social media site, that’s garnered a lot of exposure in recent week as president Trump has threatened to ban it in America. I’m still not quite sure why but presumably it’s due to the activism and information spread by a number of TikToks users. TikTok offers a lot of fun features, including the option to ‘duet’ with a video on the site. Anyway, if you’re not on the site, I think you’re missing out because the levels of creativity are truly wonderful. Take @ElianaGhen for instance. She’s an American actress who’s created a TikTok series of acting challenges ...


19 Things Classic Movies Have Taught Me … In Gifs

19 Things Classic Movies Have Taught Me ... In Gifs
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