'AND . . . ACTION!'

An actor's perspective.

"STAY IN THE MOMENT!" an actor will hear a director or an acting coach say. These are considered the golden moments where the acting rings true, as if the actor were having the experience for the first time. They're the moments where inspiration bubbles up and fuels the performance.

As an actor, my training has taught me that one of the most important points is to stay present moment by moment in the performance—even while saying scripted lines—regardless of how many times a scene may have been rehearsed. That way, each performance is fresh and alive. Key for me has been trusting the fact that I'm working out from an infinite source, from God

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