21 episodes

The Spiritual Psychology of Acting is a course for actors, both newcomers and those professionals seeking something more. In this podcast, creator of The Spiritual Psychology of Acting, John Osborne Hughes chats with his co-host and student, actor Jordan Turk, about all sorts of fascinating topics. Each week, John and Jordan discuss the philosophy, principles and techniques of great acting; sharing and exploring knowledge relating to the actor, the actor's life, and working in the industry.

The Spiritual Psychology of Acting Podcast John Osborne Hughes and Jordan Turk

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    • 4.3 • 6 Ratings

The Spiritual Psychology of Acting is a course for actors, both newcomers and those professionals seeking something more. In this podcast, creator of The Spiritual Psychology of Acting, John Osborne Hughes chats with his co-host and student, actor Jordan Turk, about all sorts of fascinating topics. Each week, John and Jordan discuss the philosophy, principles and techniques of great acting; sharing and exploring knowledge relating to the actor, the actor's life, and working in the industry.

    The Art of Performance with Special Guest - GRAMMY award winning singer, Catherine Russell

    The Art of Performance with Special Guest - GRAMMY award winning singer, Catherine Russell

    For our final episode of this season, we chat to Grammy award winning singer, Catherine Russell.Catherine is an incredibly talented artist who had a career for a number of years as a backing singer with acts like Steely Dan, Cyndi Lauper, David Bowie and many more, appearing on over 200 albums.In 2006, she released her debut album, Cat, to rave reviews and has since released a further 7 studio albums, two of which were Grammy nominated. Throughout the years, Catherine has also toured extensiv...

    • 1 hr 23 min
    Where Do Ideas Come From?

    Where Do Ideas Come From?

    Creating and developing our own projects is a great way of staying proactive as an actor. But how do we find that initial inspiration? What can we do to unlock the creative potential we all have hidden away? In this final part of our series on Storytelling, we discuss what questions we can ask ourselves to help create meaningful art.From Mozart to Paul McCartney, from William Shakespeare to Phoebe Waller-Bridge – we find out what drives artists to make work that stands the test of time a...

    • 1 hr 4 min
    The Hero's Journey

    The Hero's Journey

    We continue our deep dive into storytelling this week by focusing on the work of Joseph Campbell and what he called ‘The Hero’s Journey’ – a narrative structure found in myths, legends, and stories from diverse cultures all around the world.Drawing on examples from popular plays and films, we discover how it continues to shape the stories that resonate with us all.The Art and Craft of Directing course:https://spiritualpsychologyofacting.com/courses/the-art-and-craft-of-directing/ Support...

    • 59 min
    The Seven Qualities of a Great Director/Playwright

    The Seven Qualities of a Great Director/Playwright

    This week we begin a three-part look into storytelling by examining the world of the director. Whether in theatre or film, what makes a director great? And what similar qualities do we find in great writers?Support us on Patreon:www.patreon.com/TheSpiritualPsychologyofActingPodcastCheck out the Spiritual Psychology of Acting website:www.spiritualpsychologyofacting.comIf you’d like to get in touch with us, you can do so by emailing podcast@spiritualpsychologyofacting.comIf you have any feedbac...

    • 1 hr 16 min
    Navigating the Industry with Special Guest - Martin Delaney

    Navigating the Industry with Special Guest - Martin Delaney

    This week we chat with actor, Martin Delaney.Martin got his break as a youngster, starring in several productions in London’s West End. His 25-year-long career so far has seen him build a diverse body of work – from kids TV to soaps, from Independent film to American blockbusters.In our chat, we discuss Martin’s varied career, the acting journey he’s been on and find out what he’s learnt about the industry along the way.Support us on Patreon:www.patreon.com/TheSpiritualPsychologyofActingPodca...

    • 1 hr
    Acting Accents with Special Guest - Sarah Valentine

    Acting Accents with Special Guest - Sarah Valentine

    This week we chat to Accent and Dialect Coach Sarah Valentine. With over 30 years of experience in the industry, Sarah has forged a career both in front of and behind the camera.She’s also dedicated her life to learning accents and dialects from all across the globe. Using her unique ‘Valentine Method’, Sarah trains actors to master accents for film and TV roles, most recently working on John Wick 4. Sarah’s Accent Coaching Website:https://actorsaccentcoach.com/Sarah’s Instagram:htt...

    • 58 min

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4.3 out of 5
6 Ratings

6 Ratings

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Really enjoyable

A podcast about acting but also a gentle meandering chat about spirituality, psychology & the exploration of being human.

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