Acting Act I

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Act I, Scene I: Before an Audience “Acting is about communicating what it is like to be human: the pain, the laughs, the misery, the joy,” Rosamund Pike, British Actress of the late 1900’s words briefly yet thoroughly describe the feat of acting. Acting is not all there is to being an actor. There are various trials and competitions such as auditions and casting calls to go through prior to even being able to capture a job. After that, having the title of “actor” means hours devoted to memorizing lines and cues (Encyclopedia of Careers, 16). All this is still only the surface of all the actions that must be taken to really be an actor. Acting displays a mixture of various skills including memorization, speaking abilities, focus, and confidence …show more content…
The more education, however, the better off a person is. It is helpful to have experience in high school and in small and adult productions (Actress). More specifically "knowledge of media production, communication, and dissemination techniques and methods," are recommended which "includes alternative ways to inform and entertain via written, oral, and visual media" (Occupation Profile). However, an actor doesn 't actually need a college or high school degree (Actors at My Next Move). Though, according to the Encyclopedia of Careers and Vocational Guidance, a college degree is expected to become more important. So, a person who will pursue acting as a career in the future would be better off going to college …show more content…
The Bible tells Christians not to do certain things that a director might want an actor to do. For example, 1 Timothy 2:9 says, “ I also want the women to dress modestly, with decency and propriety, adorning themselves…” making it clear to abstain from nudity, especially in front of a camera. Christians have to honor God before any person at all which is shown in Matthew 10:33, “But whosoever shall deny me before men, him will I also deny before my Father which is in heaven.” (New International Version, Matt. 10:33) Christians would have to refrain from certain things such as nudity, swearing, and disloyalty to a spouse all of which can result in a job loss. Resisting temptation to sin for a job can be tough, majorly when it’s a high-paying job, but God gives us the strength to get through everything people face. “No temptation has overtaken you except what is common to mankind. And God is faithful; he will not let anyone be tempted beyond what they can bear. But when someone is tempted, he will also provide a way out so that they can endure it (1 Corinthians

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