Being the original foundation of my work, I think the word 'Acting' alone tends to bring about a lot of different feelings and perceptions especially fear, ego, excitement and freedom - all of which can draw people in or alienate people from even beginning the conversation on what acting truly is - or rather the experience. Acting isn't a conversation and its not just being in front of a camera or on stage. It's an experience and by experience I don't mean when one is on stage or on a set to perform because the depth of this work isn't that simple or shallow, although that tends to be the bar that people often measure by. It's also not about fame or money though that does accompany it from time to time.
Acting as an art and a craft is a very difficult thing to understand in its truth. People typically speak of acting as