I Am An Actor : What Kind Of Training Have You Had? Essay
Why did you decide to become an actor? What kind of training have you had?
I started out as a dancer, and it wasn’t until I was training at Canada’s Royal Winnipeg Ballet School as a teenager that the thought of becoming as actor even crossed my mind. I had always had my heart set on becoming a professional dancer, but not necessarily ballet, so my time there was tough. As a bit of an escape, I would spend any time off at the Towne 8 cinemas in the downtown core of Winnipeg. I would watch film after film, double bills on Sundays, when I wasn’t in the studio. It wasn’t until I saw the film Life as House that it dawned on me that I wanted to act. The film opened up something in me, a sense of possibility and opportunity and from there, I started to research and study as much as I could on my own. I decided to leave the ballet school the following year and begin my studies as an actor at the Canadian College of…