Building a Character Is About Asking the Right Questions

WATCH: “Shadowhunters” star Dominic Sherwood never forgets to ask: Why?

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Dominic Sherwood knows what it takes to land the role of a lifetime: dedication, patience, and mastery of the craft of acting. That’s why when he’s getting ready to audition for a role or when he’s casting and building a role from scratch, he likes to live in the character’s body in public, discovering and creating the ticks and quirks that make them unique and apart from himself. In the above clip from Sherwood’s recent Backstage Live interview, he shares his best piece of advice for auditioning actors, giving specific tips on how they can really immerse themselves in the roles they are looking to play.

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