If you're only good at stage acting but not so much on screen acting, does that make you a bad actor in general?

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  • C
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    1 month ago
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    Isn't that like asking if you're a good poet but not good at writing dialogue and asking if that makes you a bad writer?  They're different skillsets.  I like the theatre and it's really annoying when a screen is starring and they can neither command the space nor project their voice.  That doesn't mean that they've been crap in films.

    • C
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      1 month agoReport

      Thanks!  Sorry about the appalling typos, but you see what I mean.

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  • Athena
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    4 weeks ago

    Not really as those are two completely different talents and skill sets.

    For example, a play is linear. You do the whole story form start to finish every night. While a film is shot as is easiest and cheapest to do. You may do the ending first and not have time to develop what your character has felt before. You may have to do several scenes without your partner but must act as if they are in the room. With today's CGI technology you may never SEE your co-star until the firls screening of the finished film.

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  • 1 month ago

    Good acting on stage creates a part for the audience to become part of the play. It is much different for film as there are takes, direction, location, retakes, changes and so on. We see something more than the actors acting and many more people getting involved in the making of a film.

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