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Acting Class Los Angeles: Andrew Wood Acting Studio

Morris Chestnut: “I always try to get better. I still see acting coaches.”

Terrific interview with Hollywood veteran Morris Chestnut. And speaking of chestnuts: Interviewer: Morris, you’ve had such a longstanding career in TV and in movies. What do you attribute that to? Some actors, you know, have a hard time sustaining their careers, but you’ve had such a long career. Why do you think that is? Morris […]

the secret of their success

Japan has won three of the last five Little League World Series. What’s the secret of their success? The team practices eight to 10 hours every Saturday and Sunday. Each morning is devoted just to fielding practice. The kids field endless bunts, and turn one double play after another. Ten hours a day! “This is […]

filling negative space, or, the Tao of acting

We put thirty spokes together and call it a wheel; But it is on the space where there is nothing that the usefulness of the wheel depends. We turn clay to make a vessel; But it is on the space where there is nothing that the usefulness of the vessel depends. We pierce doors and […]

your entity theory is showing

In my post above all else, I raved about Josh Waitzkin’s remarkable book The Art of Learning. I promised more posts on it, but with all I have been doing for Uranium Madhouse, I haven’t gotten around to it. Now I’m getting around to it. Before I go on, I’ll mention that I have added […]

above all else

I bought a crazy book last night. It’s crazy not because of what it says but because of how it made me feel. It’s Josh Waitzkin’s The Art of Learning. Waitzkin is a child prodigy chess player. He was playing and winning international chess tournaments in his teens and even younger. Then a documentary was […]