As most of you’ll know, it’s the Oscar’s tonight. Here’s hoping it’s a memorable one. So as a warm up to the big event, here are some quotes on the whole acting process. You’ll find more at the Ace your Audition site.
Acting is behaving truthfully under imaginary circumstances.
– Sanford Meisner
Without wonder and insight, acting is just a business. With it, it becomes creation.
– Bette Davis
The more personal, the more universal.
– Gary Ballinger
Every scene you will ever act begins in the middle, and it is up to you, the actor, to provide what comes before.
– Michael Shurtleff
Acting is all about honesty. If you can fake that, you’ve got it made.
– George Burns
I love acting. It is so much more real than life.
– Oscar Wilde
The work will stand, no matter what.
– Meryl Streep
Stop explaining yourself. Shut up and act!
– Craig MacDonald