TKActing Blog

“With your fellow actors and the audience, you’re trying to make a little better sense of the funny, scary, bewildering, business of being alive.”

– Terry Knickerbocker

The TKActing Blog is updated regularly to showcase acting news, film acting, theatre acting, audition tools, and inspiring advice for actors. Since starting our acting school in Industry City, Brooklyn, we continue to discover our students thriving in deeper ways. Terry Knickerbocker Studio champions the truest sense of camaraderie, passion, and commitment to the craft of acting. Check back regularly for all things TK.

Why We As Actors Need to “Stay In Our Own Lane” and Stop Playing the Comparison Game

Nov 18, 2019

Contributed in good faith by Alumni Allison Spence Brown   I am currently living in what I’m told is a “post-graduation-slump”. I graduated from Terry Knickerbocker Studio’s Two-Year Program in June. The post-grad hoopla has died down I am left feeling slightly paralyzed. What’s next? What should I be doing? I know how to act, […]

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How can I rehearse alone as an actor? Do I need to?

Oct 11, 2019

Contributed with introspection by Alumni Allison Spence Brown featuring photos of Second Year Student Gianna Collier-Pitts / Photos by Second Year Student Zach Lane   As actors, we have a tough job. We are tasked with keeping several balls in the air at once — all while making it appear effortless. We must learn our […]

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Taking Voice Classes at TKS Changed Me as a Human, Actor, and Speaker

Sep 20, 2019

Contributed with gratitude by Third Year Student Emma Welch     On the first day of Voice I (two long years ago, back when our hearts were frozen, our body “circles” were tight as f***, and our voices were minuscule), our very first assignment was to write “A Poem to Our Voice.”   The poems […]

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