It’s important for actors to show their range. Right? So what does that mean? Does that mean, oh, I can play a drug dealer? I could play a cheerleader. I could play a gangbanger or I could play a nerd. I could play a shy kid, whatever. Well, we talked about in previous videos that you’re really going to be cast for the part that’s closest to you. So if you are nerdish in real life, you’re much more likely to be cast as a nerd. So what does range mean? It means your emotional range. So how does a nerd play excited? How does a nerd play falling in love? How does a nerd play embarrassed? How does a nerd play a shy? And that is your range and that’s what you want to work on as an aspiring actor, your emotional range for more tips, you can follow me here. And Instagram and Facebook @MichaelJaminwriter.

Michael Jamin, Showrunner, TV Writer, Author

Michael Jamin

For the past 26 years, Michael Jamin has been a professional television writer/showrunner. His credits include King of the Hill, Beavis & Butthead, Wilfred, Maron, Just Shoot Me, Rules of Engagement, Brickleberry, Tacoma FD and many more.

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