Stage Actor Quotes

Stage Actor Quotes: I studied movies for many years, but I am professionally an actor because I, my background is actually a stage actor and acting.
Author: Tommy Wiseau
It always bothered me when people came off stage and were told how great they were. They weren't, really, in my opinion. It was then I started thinking that, contrary to conventional wisdom, film was the artful medium for the actor, not the stage.
I started off on stage because it was the only work I could get. I haven't been back for 11 years. I think any stage experience is good experience, as far as being an actor is concerned.
Author: Tim Roth
National parks, zoos, protected areas, polluted seas - using the whole world as a readymade, I thought about it as a stage set. To activate a stage set you need a drama, an actor to offset it.
The inner life of the [imagination], and not the personal and tiny experiential resources of the actor, should be elaborated on the stage and shown to the audience. This life is rich and revealing for the audience as well as for the actor himself.
You can say something that can really help and actor and you can say something that can really get in the way of an actor's performance, kind of cut them off from their instincts and really get into their heads. And every actor's different. Every actor requires something different. Being an actor, for me, was the greatest training to be a writer and director.
Author: Josh Radnor
Writing for the stage is different from writing for a book. You want to write in a way that an actor has material to work with, writing in the first person not the third person, and pulling out the dramatic elements in a bigger way for a stage presentation.
Author: Brian Greene
I'm a stage actor, and we never get to see our performances.
I'm just a stage actor from Chicago.
Author: Jeremy Piven
I started in comedy when I first started as an actor on stage and doing improvisational theater and stuff like that. So a lot of people who know me know that sort of side of me. But I got the roles that I got as an young actor kind of steered me in a different direction, which were, at times, darker characters. And so comedy was not something that came easy for people to think of my in those terms.
Author: Andy Garcia
There are many stages to a man's life. In the first stage, he is young and eager, like a beaver. In the second stage, he wants to build things, like dams, and maybe chew down some trees. In the third stage, he feels trapped, and then
Author: Jack Handey
The first time I had got an offer to come to Hollywood, I turned it down. I said, 'No, I'm an actor of the stage.'
Author: Kirk Douglas
Each action of the actor on the stage should be the visible concomitant of his thoughts.
We are fast approaching the stage of the ultimate inversion: the stage where the government is free to do anything it pleases, while the citizens may act only by permission; which is the stage of the darkest periods of human history, the stage of rule by brute force.
Author: Ayn Rand
I wanted to be a stage actor but I got stuck on television. It took a couple of years to get used to.
The most dramatic moves I have made as an actor have been from stage to screen and from sitcom to drama.
The actor must be full of passion. If he's too cool he's better off as the manager of a company, not someone who appears on the stage.
Author: Stella Adler
A screen actor is compensated in the knowledge that millions will see his performance at one time, where only hundreds will see it on the stage.
Author: Bela Lugosi
The only thing I haven't done as an actor, other than Thai puppet theater somewhere, is act on a Broadway stage.