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Drama, television, or movie scripts can seem intimidating, for first time actors or performers. Follow the tips below to learn how to memorize lines quickly and efficiently.

Nov 16, 2018

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Aaron Sorkin’s Sports Night had an outsized influence on television, blurring the lines between comedy and drama. The show is a case study for aspiring screenwriters.

Nov 15, 2018

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Screenwriter, director, and executive producer Aaron Sorkin became a household name with the runaway success of his political drama The West Wing. The Emmy-award winning TV seri...

Nov 15, 2018

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Ron Howard’s Hollywood experience has taken him to all corners of the film industry, from acting in front of the camera to developing films in a producer’s chair to carefully cu...

Nov 1, 2018

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For Academy Award winner Helen Mirren, one of the greatest challenges of playing royal characters is accessing their emotional worlds. In her preparation for these roles, Helen ...

Oct 31, 2018

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Helen Mirren is one of the greatest actresses of our time—not to mention an Academy Award winner, Emmy Award winner, Tony Award winner, and Golden Globe winner. Learn more abou...

Oct 31, 2018

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All actors have their own methods for getting into character. Academy Award-winning English actor Helen Mirren uses a combination of extensive research and on-set rituals to sta...

Oct 31, 2018

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