Beware the Perils of Over-Rehearsing Your Lines

WATCH: It’s a lesson learned for Dominic Sherwood

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Actors: There are dangers to over-rehearsing! Just ask “Shadowhunters: The Mortal Instruments” star Dominic Sherwood. In this new Backstage Live clip, the U.K.-based actor discusses the dangers of over-rehearsing emotional scenes before an audition or a day on set, and he admits to getting caught up doing just that earlier in his career. Most importantly, however, he goes on to share his new approach, which many newly minted actors may find helpful as they work to refine their craft. Find out how he does it all above!

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