Compiled by Adelaide Tsebe

Coffeebreak is a time to unwind and get in touch with actors’ processes. This week, our guest was Rami Chuene and these are her nuggets of wisdom.

  1. Be aware of what gets your day started and keeps you going throughout the day.
  2. Be grateful for what is going well even when they’re other things going wrong.
  3. It’s important to align yourself, your character always comes to you as an actor.
  4. Your character deserves respect and it always pays you back as much as you give into it.
  5. You can’t be an actor and not a reader, actors read.
  6. Find the fire of how the story makes you feel.
  7. Feel excited and love the story line first.
  8. Acting is like any sport, practice everyday even when there’s no work at the moment.
  9. Learn lines and prepare in advance.
  10. Speak up, it goes beyond your voice
  11. Respect the art of the director and script writer
  12. Sharpen your work and yourself by:
  • Keeping Quiet in moments
  • Creative Thinking
  • Meditation
  • Re-imagining
  • Reading

Catch Coffeebreak every second Sunday on the Actor Spaces Instagram live at 17h00.


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