Cindy's Blog

Soulful acting is inspired from something greater than the individual ego. It has the quality of being elusive. The audience senses something intangible yet so real. It captures, and has the power to draw an audience in. It is not interested in performing or entertaining. Instead it simply lives and permeates the theatre. The audience is involved in the story instead of the actor. Soulful acting is full of beauty …

Lately there have been many questions and new ways of looking at character. I find that when actors hear the word character they begin to imagine something outside of themselves. The character is not outside of you. You contain everything inside of you and you must go within for the gold, the truth. Some teachers are now saying: “There is no character, there is only you adjusted”. There is some …

Actors must practice the art of expansion in order to create presence in their work. How does the actor practice expansion? First consider this: love expands / the ego contracts. Acting that is born and bathed in love will be expansive, full of presence, and universally connected. Love connects us to our deepest place of soul and truth. It is the portal into egoless work and to the universal which …