Article by Adelaide Tsebe

Coffeebreak is a time to unwind and get in touch with actors’ processes. Our guest was Clint Brink and these are his nuggets of wisdom.

  • Acting is personal.
  • Acting it’s never meant to be about fame and fortune but religion.
  • In acting many are called but few are chosen.
  • Acting is not just a form of entertainment it’s way more, it’s a life skill.
  • Do your best to do the Great in the character.
  • When you love what you do the gift is in the operation.
  • Be interested in being a contributor, connect with fellow actors and producers.
  • As an actor draw out the noise.
  • Physical training and exercises are important as an actor.
  • Constantly exercise the person you are.
  • Don’t be an actor that looks the same in all characters with different clothes.
  • Actors need to be stimulated frequently.
  • Know thy self (if you don’t, you’re giving everyone and authority to tell you who you are).
  • Victimhood can exist with victory in the same person.
  • Be an all-or-nothing kind of person
  • Shut the noise and have the belief.
  • Identify your purpose it will help get the tools and skills to achieve what you need to do in life.
  • Be an intentional actor, do not inconvenient your fellow actors and yourself.
  • While you age, you change, you will need to revisit where you’ve been before.
  • Discipline and sacrifice is self-love.
  • It’s difficult to separate your life and character but it’s where you draw life.
  • When you’re conscious you become an agent of change.
  • You can’t change the narrative if you are not intentional.
  • Be an observer of the people that live by your library.
  • Character Bible is important.
  • Your character is more important than your skill.
  • The fight is not against flesh and blood but against system and principalities.

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