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I Love Acting

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    I've met some of the best people I've known

    through theatre, I love it so much. Improv is the best<3 the sense of humor drama kids have makes life marvelous.
    itsallii itsallii 18-21, F Jan 3

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    salemgirma salemgirma 18-21, F Mar 2

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    The Silver Celestial Key

    *This is the summary to my latest play, The Silver Celestial Key* A brave, courageous, confidant, determine, young teen girl (Juliet) who lives on her own is about to have her world shaken forever. When Juliet turns 14, she receives a calling from her next door neighbor's iris...
    NarutoShippudenFanGirl NarutoShippudenFanGirl 16-17, F May 6, 2013

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    Acting is my beloved career I just want to be

    an actress live it fully with passion and love. Nice to meet you people ;)
    lucepixy lucepixy 18-21, F 2 Responses Feb 1

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    I'Ve Been Called Into A Talent Agency Before.

    I was very young and very shy. I practiced my lines over and over but once I got to the camera I chocked on my words. I got a callback because the "camera liked my eyes". My senior year in high school I took an acting class and greatly improved. My future plans are to be a...
    rixandangers rixandangers 18-21, F Nov 4, 2013

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    Theatre Life

    My whole family are performers, but i don't mean that we live to perform or we perform to live. We are just performers. We all love the arts any kind of arts...  My mum has performed in various plays back home in the philippines when she was still in school. She's a great...
    krystlelane krystlelane 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 1, 2008

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    okay so I've been into acting

    for about 3 years now. I love it so much it makes me feel incredible and I'm so confident when I'm on stage! my mom supports me and she says she'll do whatever she has to to help me make my dreams come true<3 anyway, we don't know where to start. I've been in many plays and...
    graceespencerr1 graceespencerr1 13-15, F Mar 23

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    I have loved acting ever

    since middle school. I have been helping folks into the industry for the past 20 years and was recently recognized by our industry here in Oregon for my efforts with the "Super Fine Talent Support Award". I have also run my own talent agency for the past 16 years here in...
    DamonRJones DamonRJones 51-55, M Jan 29

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    My Passion For Acting

    Im in my first year of college and felt the need to pursue something more creative and so I've started to take acting lessons.I love acting. Normally Im a shy girl but in acting class I really lose myself and become immersed in my character, their thoughts and feelings.  At...
    kiwigirl89 kiwigirl89 22-25, F 3 Responses May 28, 2008

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    I have wanted to be an actor

    since I was little. I've been I several school plays and am always acting out in front of friends. I can do multiple accents and am very good at pretending to be someone else. Any pointers on my first audition?
    colbyw93 colbyw93 18-21, M Feb 11

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    Miss Saigon

    today its the dress rehearsal of Miss Saigon i'm a little nervous but i know it is going to be great fun. it is going to be my first stage production :)
    ging117 ging117 31-35, M 3 Responses Mar 24, 2013

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    Acting Is Awesome!!

    I took theatre for two years in high school..u kno to work on my shyness and learning how to talk in front of lots of people and it turned out that I loved it!! I think I want to become like a director I have so many movie ideas....yea
    MiHeartRk MiHeartRk 18-21 1 Response Dec 5, 2008

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    I Act

    I first started acting on the stage when I was young However I soon learned how to act off the stage and have since become a pro at acting without others knowing I am (some may call this lying). Acting is my passion however, even though I am a nerd and an engineer by day...
    sharpenom sharpenom 18-21, M Dec 30, 2009

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    I Can Be Anything

    I love to experience things, and do things, and understand other people and their motives. And acting helps a lot with that. When you act you can do anything and be anyone. I love stepping into character and becoming someone else and letting all my inhibitions go and just...
    JonFurniss JonFurniss 18-21, M 4 Responses May 22, 2008

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    Exit Stage Left....

    I have always loved acting.  I first stepped on stage at the age of 8 in a school play.  Since then I have been hooked on acting.  I have a diploma and a degree in acting.  I even moved to the capital of my country which is the arts city of New Zealand...
    renegadeangel renegadeangel 26-30, F 1 Response Oct 12, 2007

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    It's so special what acting can do

    for people, because in the moment on stage when you are becoming a different character you can forget anything that's bothering you, or hurting you and just focus on the character you're playing. I love it. I've seen shy people gain a voice, people struggling with depression...
    LoveGracee LoveGracee 18-21, F Jan 3

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    I Really Miss Acting

    I love acting a lot. Although I am not studying for a career in it, I still really enjoy it as a hobby. I find it really builds your confidence a great deal and is also the best way to express yourself. I went to various drama clubs at different stages of my life, the most...
    leatherlove95 leatherlove95 18-21, F Mar 23, 2013

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    Acting's My Passion

    I definitely want to be an actress when I get older. In fact, I read pretty much anything 'monologue' material out loud. It's been one of my favorite things to do, since I get to put on so many different masks. It's like, I'm not 'me' anymore, I'm this other person...
    AquaFlame819 AquaFlame819 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 5, 2009

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    I Get the Giggles...alot :)

    I really like acting, i find myself mostly playing the comedy roles. I am taking Drama as one of my options at school and soon i'll getting graded on it, scary thought because although i like to act, i can't stop laughing most of the time! I'm hoping to build up my confidence and...
    twilightcrazed twilightcrazed 13-15, F 3 Responses Aug 12, 2008

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    Life Of An Actress

    I am a 13 year old actress. Hollywood loved my sweet voice. My pretty aubrum hair..... yes... that's me. I dont know what else you really want to know, but just tell me. I'll answer!
    NarutoShippudenFanGirl NarutoShippudenFanGirl 16-17, F Apr 4, 2013

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    I Started When I Was 7...

    I loved it from the start. I want to make a career out of it, it if's possible for me. It's my only true passion. If that's not possible, I want to write teen books.
    Lina113 Lina113 16-17 May 18, 2013

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    It took a while to discover my acting talent -

    but I'm told I'm really good at it & it's so much fun to act as different characters and see the world through their eyes and with their opinions
    2t3v3 2t3v3 16-17, M Feb 18

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    I Think It Saved My Life...

    I was a shy awkward kid growing up. I was pretty athletic, but was so shy I easily became the one picked on and bullied in school. Really had nowhere to fit in. Then, I took a theatre class in high school and what shocked and attracted me most was that people accepted me for...
    ALLEVERWNTD ALLEVERWNTD 31-35, M 2 Responses Jun 20, 2013

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    Starting Agian...

    Acting is my thin place.The place I feel connected most to myself, others, and the world around me.  It's a spiritual experience, my church, my mosque, my cathedral, synagogue.I star rehearsals for my next show in a couple weeks.  Time to enter my thin place again...
    passionateactorxox passionateactorxox 31-35, M 10 Responses Jan 27, 2010

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    Insert Generic Title About Acting Here_____________________

    I love acting with every ounce of my being, and have since I was eight years old. I love the idea of being able to escape my mundane life and be something entirely new and different. To be able to not only portray the story in which you are undertaking, but to be able to sell it...
    Seshat Seshat 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 16, 2012

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    From Me To You.

    Do not give up! Don't settle for normal! Always be yourself, everyone else is taken. Your dreams are real, your talent is real. You can do this. Dont doubt yourself, dont ever for two seconds think you cant do what you were born to do. Simply reply to haters with a SMILE :) We...
    Lightbulbdontask Lightbulbdontask 18-21, F 3 Responses Jan 11, 2013

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    I'm in a club at school,

    and it makes me so happy to be here with people I can relate to.
    Lynzeh Lynzeh 16-17, F Dec 13, 2013

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    I'm Finally Going to Do It

    There is a community theater in my area that puts on the most amazing productions each year.... they usually do 8 a year. They always have open auditions for each one and I have never been able to audition for one due to my schedule. Well my schedule is such that now I am able to...
    weather1965 weather1965 41-45, M 1 Response Mar 14, 2008

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    My Favorite Thing To Do

    I love to act. Whenever i was alone in the pool when i was little i would pretend i was on a tv show, a movie, or even an interview show. Playing another character always made me feel better. I have a hard life so its my way to escape life. One day i really want to end up on a tv...
    kassieisme kassieisme 13-15, F Mar 10, 2013

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    Approximately 12 Years of Fun

    Only one time prior to Year 10, do I remember doing a performance for a large group of people.  The teacher had some song playing in class for a while.  He was wiping the blackboard clean, so he couldn't see me.  Usually, I was a quiet, well-behaved kid, but for...
    koalaguy koalaguy 46-50, M 2 Responses Jan 31, 2009

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    The Casting Couch.

      I love acting. It is what I have wanted to do since I was little. This past year I have spent auditioning like crazy. I came to find out how hard Hollywood can be at times. Yes you hear about the rejection,etc. But nobody really warns you about the type of people that...
    aejactress aejactress 22-25, F 4 Responses Mar 22, 2009

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    Circle Of Conflict

    I never knew that I had a talent for acting. Well, not until I was 18. I joined a club in our university during my college days, the organization is actually a club that supports all kinds of arts, theater, music, visual arts, dance and others. I joined the club as an officer, my...
    zoiera zoiera 26-30, F Apr 9, 2013

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    I really love to act.

    The only sad thing that there is no drama clubs where I live. Only sometimes at school I get to act out scenes in my history class. Sometimes my history teacher would let us write our own plays with a partner(s) and we could act them out in front of the class. It's really fun. I...
    VampireQueen17 VampireQueen17 13-15, F Mar 17

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    Normally, the best part of my day is drama class

    and Improv group during lunch. For improv, we basically play improv games and there isn't actually a grade or anything since it isn't a class. Anyway, there's a talent show coming up and the teacher in charge of putting it together asked the improv group to do something for that...
    Juls4 Juls4 16-17, F Mar 18

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    Childhood Dreams

    Ever since I was a small child, I wanted to act. It started when I said I wanted to be an FBI agent, businesswoman, adventurer, and fighter pilot when I grew up. After finding out as I got older that I couldn't do all these things for real, I thought, what better than to be an...
    dramaqueen82 dramaqueen82 26-30 3 Responses Oct 1, 2008

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    I'm currently taking an acting class,

    and I love it... Acting is my favorite thing to do. But I get so incredibly nervous performing, so that I even shake until I do a lot of practicing.
    yousillyboy yousillyboy 18-21, F Mar 14

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    Talk About Being Sinister

    i love acting but im sooo shy, anyway i used hate drama but in yr 9 i started to love and then i took for GCSE in yr 10, so now im in yr 11 and we've just finished the coursework and when we go back after xmas we beginning our final perfomance - cant w8! Anyway, there was this...
    hiddenmystery hiddenmystery 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 22, 2008

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    Fiddler On Roof

    Just got done doing fiddler on the roof I played fyedka the Russian
    Brutist Brutist 18-21, M Aug 16, 2013

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    I Always Have More Facebook Chat

    2013: Sammy logged on. Jill logged on. Matt logged on. Jill: I have $4,000 in my savings account. i bet i have more then both you men. Matt: nope. i have more. I've got $5,500 in my savings account. Sammy: I have more then both off you. I have $9,000 in my savings account. i'll...
    NarutoShippudenFanGirl NarutoShippudenFanGirl 16-17, F May 6, 2013

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    Action Always

    The worst thing I've taken away from being an actor is being able to act like I am totally fine while being terrified inside. You'd think that skill would serve a person, but it generally is just an awful, lonely thing. Still, I Love Acting.
    JoeExperiences JoeExperiences 31-35, M Aug 16, 2013

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    There Is No Higher Love

    My passion for performing is insurmountable. I can't imagine a future, of my own, without it. My love for acting goes as far back as my first memory of me, as a 5 year old, in my grandmother's walk-in closet pretending to be anything my mind could come up with; a singer, dancer...
    Blavoe Blavoe 22-25, F 2 Responses Dec 31, 2012

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    Acting

    It lets one self become different people and feel different things.Its really fun!
    kime kime 16-17, F 1 Response Dec 6, 2008

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    High School Musical

    I have been acting for years. All my experience is in high school performances, but I consider myself a good actress. I may not be as good as a pro, obviously, but I try my very best and I'm always looking for ways to improve myself. My whole life revolves around the musicals and...
    darkraindrop darkraindrop 16-17, F 2 Responses Nov 18, 2010

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    Lights, Camera, Action

    As a small child, I never liked getting alot of attention. Until I started acting. Playing the role of a distinct character gives me the power to make an audience feel my emotion, as well as sympathize with me. Once the audience feels a connection towards me, I have the ability...
    roxalias02 roxalias02 16-17, F Nov 30, 2013

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    Entranced

    I was named after an actress my family knew and I feel hopelessly tangled in the magic of the acting world. The actress I was named after has helped me in so many ways , I learned more about her, I've watched her movies and I want to see what path she possibly laid out for me. I...
    Spiderfire Spiderfire 22-25, F Mar 4, 2013

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    How I Started Acting

    I started acting when I was 5 yrs old. My Kindergarten class was doing a play about the princess and the pea. I was really excited. Except, this one girl, Lydia, said she was going to be the princess. But me and my friend, Nicole wanted to be the princess. So did many of the...
    NarutoShippudenFanGirl NarutoShippudenFanGirl 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 4, 2013

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    My Life

    I'm very shy and quiet so I often feel like my life is an act when I pretend to be outgoing and out there. lol sounds corny but yea it's true. I guess that's why acting comes naturally to me. I oddly don't have stage fright as long as I have a...
    Beingmeinstead Beingmeinstead 22-25, F 2 Responses Dec 30, 2009

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    Acting In Horror Movies Is Fun

    I have been in two local low budget Independent horror flicks (Splatter Movie and Basic Slaughter). I had small roles and just played a victim that ended up getting killed in both films, but it was a really fun experience for me. I hope that i will get a chance to act in...
    alwaysalone alwaysalone 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 30, 2008

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    It's Amazing

    I love acting because you become a whole other person. When i sing on stage i get stage fright but when i act i'm fine because i know it's not me up there but my character. It gives me a sense of freedom when i become someone else, i shed my old skin to become someone else.
    irishlady98 irishlady98 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 24, 2013

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    Related Experiences

    If it weren't for theatre I don't know who or where I'd be. I love acting, because at times I get to pretend I'm a complete different character depending on which I'm assigned to...
    angelicahcah angelicahcah 18-21, F Apr 10

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    Why is he acting like this? :( So for this past week my professor has been acting weird. When we are alone he is perfectly normal and we are fine, teasing each other, talking, just...
    pnktiger09 pnktiger09 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 10

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    I dont know how or why we do it, but we ALWAYS hurt those we love most. Even in the past, i hurt my closest friends. Theres this guy ive been friends with for about three years...
    chooseyourownlife chooseyourownlife 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 2

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    Sigh... I'm feeling so tired already. I'm glad EP is here, at least I can express what is bothering me. This is going to be long so pardon me. I dated this person but things...
    huskiesandmalamutes huskiesandmalamutes 18-21, F 7 hrs ago

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    I can't express my love for theatre. Acting is humbling and being on stage gives me chills. I feel so comfortable on stage. Even directing plays are fun. Both directing and acting...
    alexis05 alexis05 16-17, F Mar 28

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    My father is a Nicholson fan and as such I take after him because of this. Well my introduction to him was as the Joker in Tim Burton's Batman but The Witches Of Eastwick was...
    Monstermaster13 Monstermaster13 22-25, M Mar 24

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    T-7 weeks So I got back from spring break last week but didn't get to see my professor til last Thursday and Friday. In those two days he has been acting....differently with me. He...
    pnktiger09 pnktiger09 18-21, F Mar 25