Anthony Meindl's Actor Workshop

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  • Advice

    An Actor’s Guide To Being Great

    Any moment has the power to evoke our greatness. The possibility for us to realize our potential in each moment is always available to us.

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    How To Enjoy Your Acting Journey

    What is it that we’re after, really? A house in the Hamptons? A perfect boyfriend? A TV series? Fame? Or might it be the corresponding feelings we think (and are incorrectly taught) that we’ll experience once we get those things that make us desire them so much?

  • Advice

    Why You Need To Let Go of Control As An Actor

    Control creates a significant amount of pain and suffering because nothing is inherently controllable in our existence. So when we clamp down on life, our controlling nature just creates more stress or constriction or resistance.

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    Why Do You Want To Be An Actor?

    Acting teacher Anthony Meindl shares why actors need to reflect on the real reason why they got into this business.

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    The Ups and Downs of Working in Hollywood

    Hollywood is a fickle industry. However, actors must remain the opposite – grounded and focused on your course. Your work is to create, not fret over the outcomes, as outcomes in this town rapidly change.

  • Advice

    You Need To Decide To Succeed

    We often find living our creative lives and accomplishing our goals to be a haphazard experience. This is partly due to our mind’s thousands of thoughts telling us we can’t have what we truly desire.

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    Why You Need To Pay Attention To Your Heart as an Actor

    Just like training your pet snake to do something – besides eat rats and constrict – it's difficult to make changes that are permanent in our own physiological system, if we don’t know how it works.

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    How To Conquer The Stress Of The Audition Room

    Living a more creative, abundant, fully expressed and joyful life benefits from following the major tenets of a spiritual and meditative practice.

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    Embrace Your Vulnerability and Grow As an Actor

    It’s difficult to access that awareness when our minds are so busy churning up so much background noise. But one way our minds can get quieted is when we share with someone special to us the noise that seems to be so loud and troubling.

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    Why You Need To Be Vulnerable As An Actor

    Your light that shines upon the world is different from anyone else’s. How you shine is the individual expression of who you are. Your light isn’t more special than someone else’s – we’re all plugged into the same electrical grid – but it is unique to you.