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First Challenges

Johan Forslund presents what he is calling the "first challenges" of acting

In this video, Johan presents one of the first challenges we’re faced with as we get ready to act.

The first thing that happens usually is that we begin to imagine a finished result. We start thinking about what the character might be feeling or what a great performance of that emotion would look or sound like.

When we get nervous, we tend to focus on ourselves and how we would like to come across. The result of this is that we get even more nervous and self-conscious which in turn closes us down to whatever’s going on around us.

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