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– 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 do actors work with the same people over and over again?

Nov 12, 2018

Contributed with love by 2nd Year Conservatory Student Allison Spence Brown   I’m just going to jump right in and say it: There’s a reason that some actors continually work with the same person.   You expedite the process of getting comfy with one another. You rely on the fact that your chemistry is already […]

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Ways to Keep a Beginner’s Mindset When It Comes to Your Acting

Nov 12, 2018

Contributed with wisdom by 2nd Year Student Allison Spence Brown   A beginners mindset is imperative to excellence in all art forms. In acting, it ultimately creates more flexible, playful, and compelling performances. But what does a “beginner’s mindset” mean? And how do we retrain our brains to function in this way?   To me, […]

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Actors and Self-Sabotage

Nov 12, 2018

Contributed with thoughtful hindsight by 2nd Year Student Allison Spence Brown  Why We as Actors Need to Get Out of Our Own Way for Our Work to Shine If you’re an actor, chances are you enjoy emoting. (I know I do.) After years of training and being surrounded by actors, there seems to be a […]

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