100 episodes

Jeff Seymour, acting coach of 39 years and author of 'The Real Life Actor' talks acting and the business.

The Real Life Actor Jeff Seymour

    • Arts
    • 4.8 • 51 Ratings

Jeff Seymour, acting coach of 39 years and author of 'The Real Life Actor' talks acting and the business.

    I’m back, after a “big break"

    I’m back, after a “big break"

    Jeff scores a big job in the New York theatre and discusses what he’s observing and learning.

    • 26 min
    The rules for choosing a choice

    The rules for choosing a choice

    Regarding the choices an actor can make for character and scene, Jeff explains the need to consider the overall story and a simple rule to follow.

    • 17 min
    The best way to become a more confident actor

    The best way to become a more confident actor

    Jeff offers up a way of rehearsing that will grow confidence in the actor

    • 20 min
    The best way to stay focused and on point

    The best way to stay focused and on point

    Jeff explains the best way to stay in the scene and express the feelings you’re supposed to be feeling.

    • 28 min
    A smattering of observations

    A smattering of observations

    Jeff discusses the best way to rehearse, scenes with love interest and the phrase, “I could have done better."

    • 28 min
    Bits and bobs from last week

    Bits and bobs from last week

    Jeff continues his new weekly series with observations about actors throwing their face into neutral, being interesting, and beautiful people and humor.

    • 23 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
51 Ratings

51 Ratings

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A Breath Of Fresh Air.

Thank you Mr. Seymour! I’m a 19 year old actor in college and the way we’re taught as always confused me. Acting should be so complex. And your direction has lead me to become a much better artist. Thanks again! :)

Griverape ,

Keeps my head in the Game!

I love how Jeffrey explains so well the way an actor should work and focus on being themselves rather than planning to do the right thing. Very refreshing material!

MustardBiscuits ,

Jeff Seymour is Yoda...wise, true, and caring.

A friend told me about Jeff’s podcast a few weeks ago. I’ve listened to about 20 of them...I took his intensive this weekend. He is the “real” deal. I mean...he proves that there is a more truthful way to acting. You don’t have to be so precious, mental, methodical, or uncomfortable with the ‘work’.

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