Monthly Archives: August 2016

Rant about actors being asked to flatten their voice inflections in first read-through. Why would you do that?

Today I was having an online discussion about typical practices of a first rehearsal read-through, and  this question came my way: re: off-book — a commentator on my blog told me that actors are typically asked to memorize their lines [for first read-through] without inflection of any kind so they are more directable in rehearsal […]