Anthony Meindl's Actor Workshop

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    Why 'No' Really Means 'Yes' In Your Acting Career

    Hearing “No” isn’t really that big a deal. But when we associate it with incorrect interpretations in our left hemisphere – we make them mean, “I’m talentless.” “It’s never going to happen for me.” “I suck.” And then we immediately let the “No’s” defeat us.

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    Admitting What You Want Is the First Step to Success

    When you’re asked a question, and your response is, “I don't know," wait for the second answer. It’s the true answer that you don’t want to say out loud.

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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 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 You Need to Face Your Fears

    The fears in our heads are always louder and bigger than the actual experience of them in reality. In fact, once we face the things we are most scared of, we realize that they actually aren’t that scary at all.

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    Stop Waiting and Live Your Life Now

    Stop waiting for things to get better or easier or less busy. Stop saying that you need to wait to be better prepared or more secure or more certain of yourself.

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    Why You Shouldn't Assume Anything As an Actor

    Assumptions often get us into trouble because they generally stem from our fixed conditioned mind patterns that assume things incorrectly based on our paradigms of doubt, fear, and cynicism.

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    Open Your Eyes To The Possibility In Your Life

    No one is putting limits on you. No one sees you as limited, except yourself. You could argue that out in the world you’re constantly being met with people trying to limit you.

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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.