29 February 2008

I Could Be Way Off Here


Acting Strengths (in no particular order):

- Easily applicable look: average 20s-30s white male, strong features
- Nearly 20 years' acting experience, nearly a decade of professional experience
- Emotional sensitivity
- Active listener
- Intense work ethic
- Varied special skills: circus skills, dialect skills, physical theatre skills ("Girls only like guys with SKILLS!" Gosh!)
- Lack of pretension -- willingness to appear strange and/or goofy (see above)
- Good comic timing
- Extensive improvisation experience
- Extensive collaboration experience
- Easy-going in intercommunication
- Avid reader and writer
- Intelligent (Somewhat [Shu'up!])
- Non-confrontational in life. Which, you know, allows me to store it up for the stage/screen/private moments of personal abandon.


Acting Weaknesses (keepin' it real [WU-TANG!]):
- Occasional inclination toward "getting it right" rather than "getting it true"
- Want to earn special merit; don't want to have to actually receive it from people (What? True though.)
- Natural compulsion to be in control of self and moment
- Confused by abstracted dialogue (or, somewhat daft about modern stuff)
- Not comfortable singing on stage
- Can't stand dance choreography
- Opinionated when it comes to over-arching elements of story and style (director's domain)
- Utter inability to "fake sincerity"
- Don't enjoy mingling, hob-nobbing or otherwise making conversation
- Also not a big fan of talking about self
- Can't remember names. Seriously. CAN'T REMEMBER NAMES.


Acting Ambiguities (some go both ways):
- Analytical and logical
- Non-judgmental introvert
- Need for regular visual and aural stimulation
- Love making bold physical choices
- Hair actor; totally
- Clown


Just a little exercise in self-obsessed analysis here. Next week, watch for me typing out my name in a ker-gillion different ways!

2 comments:

Patrick said...

In the ambiguities, I first read it as 'love making: bold physical choices.' I thought that was cool and all, but not sure what it had to do with acting. Must make Megan pretty happy, though.

Yes, I realize this says far more about me than it does you. I think about you gettin' it on. What can I say?

Jeff Wills said...

I only left out that detail because I didn't see how it realted to my acting career; which could go a ways toward explaining why I'm not rich and famous yet.

OH! ZING, HOLLYWOOD! YOU ARE SO ZUNG!