Are certain acting styles more suitable for certain roles?

4 Answers

  • 1 month ago
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    Of course.  Different acting styles influences an actor’s choices for a role.

    Understand that acting is not an individual pursuit - it involves a whole team of people and an audience which influence an actor’s choices.  Different choices are based on the script, medium, director, cast mates, producer/project goals and the like.  Each project is unique.

    That’s why actors study a variety of techniques - it’s like building a tool chest so an actor can pick the right tool for the role. It would be a mistake For an actor to over simplify their acting choices.  For example, an actor shouldn’t say to themselves “it’s a hero in a drama so it means I have to apply the Stanislavski style of acting”.  An actor needs flexibility and versatility to make adjustments for each project.

  • John P
    Lv 7
    1 month ago

    Do you really have to ask that question?

  • Cogito
    Lv 7
    1 month ago


    But a good, well-trained, experienced actor should be able to adapt to most types of role.

  • keerok
    Lv 7
    1 month ago

    Of course but I guess if you're a good actor, you'd adapt to any role.

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