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"To Be Or Not –" Line!

Posted on: March 11th, 2011 by wmapother 4 Comments


As in most fields, the craft of acting is composed of multiple skills, anything from accents to hitting your mark to incorporating physicality.  One skill I get asked about a lot is memorization.  For some actors it’s a real bear.

I recently discovered a great memorization tool, an iPhone app called Rehearsal.  (In iTunes store here.)  Although it offers several features, the app’s real strength is making it easy to have your partner’s lines read aloud to you.  And hearing the lines, not just reading them off the page, has made it much easier for me to memorize.
The app isn’t cheap, but for me it’s worth every penny.
[Note:  I’ve never met the app’s creator and receive no payment for recommending it.  It feels a bit weird to even need to clarify this, but there it is…]

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4 Responses

  1. Vivian says:

    okay 😉

    "[Note: I've never met the app's creator and receive no payment for recommending it. It feels a bit weird to even need to clarify this, but there it is…]"

    when I was in high school had trouble remembering the subjects studied,but over time I realized that I was studying in an unsafe location and distract me with everything going on around me. Today in college,I improved a lot

    😀

  2. Anonymous says:

    nor do I speak of memory, mine is very bad.I would never be able to record an entire script of a movie or episode you do,so I never ventured to be an actor.

  3. Roberta says:

    [Note: I've never met the app's creator and receive no payment for recommending it. It feels a bit weird to even need to clarify this, but there it is…]

    FUNNY! 😀

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