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Enilse Ramirez Introduction To Acting Final May 08, 2018 Developing As An Actress Through the Methods of Mr.Alan Arkin Alan Arkin is an Academy Award-winning actor who is also a praised director, producer, author, singer and composer.During his acting career he turned out several notable performances and is a force to be reckoned with and an excellent idol to look up to and learn from if you are an aspiring actor or actress. Mr. Arkin was taking various acting classes from the age of 10 and with time and experience developed many methods which enriched him as an actor. During the transition of the Introduction to Acting course I have also developed as an actress in many different ways. Below I will analyze ways Mr.Arkin developed similarly and methods he took to develop as an actor which I did not, information which he explains in detail in his book Alan Arkin How To Live An Improvised Life A Memoir. When Mr. Arkin was young he was failing to transform himself into the character. His professor Benjamin Zemach was continuously unimpressed with his performances. Mr.Arkin finally put in the work and started bringing the character to life by creating a life for the character. He begin writing long biographies of the characters and doing more research into the characters. After a long time of practicing this method and being completely devoted to playing the character he was finally able to truly transform into the character he was playing and no longer felt like he was lying to the audience. “ My diligence and devotion allowed me to experience this wonderful and transforming place.”Pg.27 . I can relate to Mr.Arkin’s method of
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