How to Be Less Shy in Acting Class

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Showing up and committing in acting class can be a daunting prospect for some people, especially if you've only just begun pursuing acting as a career. But there's no need to feel bad about being shy on your first day—as Backstage Expert and acting coach Anthony Meindl (Anthony Meindl’s Actor Workshop) points out in the below video, nervousness is usually part of the job for any actor!

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Anthony Meindl
Anthony Meindl is an award-winning writer-director-producer, creativity expert, inspirational speaker, and artistic director of Anthony Meindl’s Actor Workshop (AMAW) with studios in Los Angeles, New York, London, Sydney, and Vancouver.