What do directors mean when they say "Make a Bold Choice"? How do actors take calculated risks at auditions and in their performances? What do those terms mean?
This video will explore what a bold acting choice is and how you can find ways to make yourself stand out in a sea of other actors at an audition. You will learn the difference between boldness and risk taking and learn how to use both to your advantage. And you will learn how making bold and risky choices at auditions is really about serving the script by adding an unexpected element of surprise.
0:00 What the guy on Tik-Tok asked me
0:21 What are bold and risky choices?
0:33 Defining Risk taking
1:22 Defining Bold Choices
1:43 Examples of Risk Taking – Playing Puck
3:07 Examples of Bold Choices – I Hate You!
4:56 Do you understand the lines?
5:45 Playing with Expectations
7:23 The most important part – Not really
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