Master the Craft of Acting with Acting Exercises

Whistling Woods International Blog

Acting is a craft that needs to be honed and developed constantly by aspiring actors. For this, there are various acting exercises an actor can undertake to keep his acting skills sharp and some of which are:


Freeze: This is a group exercise involving 4-6 actors, where two actors start enacting a scene suggested by the group. After a couple of minutes, one of the actors from the group says “Freeze” and the two actors freeze in a pose. The actors from the group then replace one of the actors who are performing. The actor must now begin a new scene based on the pose and improvise.

How does it help?

The ‘Freeze’ exercise helps an actor to create a relation between their physical movement and acting. It also stretches their imagination to improvise a scene.

Observation: Observation is an individual exercise, in which an actor needs to observe a…

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