If we treat each other as if we are geniuses, poets and artists, we have a better chance of becoming that on stage.— Del Close
The most instructive Del Close quotes that are easy to memorize and remember
The absolute worst thing you can do in a scene is be apathetic.
The only rule is that there are no rules.
Every interpersonal situation has a solution in which everyone wins.
Trust...trust your fellow actors to support you; trust them to come through if you lay something heavy on them; trust yourself.
I'm tired of being the funniest person in the room.
Beyond the deepest tragedy there is laughter;
even in the midst of tragedy there is always the possibility for laughter.
The truth is funny. Honest discovery, observation, and reaction is better than contrived invention.
No scene is ever about the words being spoken.
If the whole is to be Art, the parts must not try to be.
The only real mistake here is ignoring the inner voice.
Fall, then figure out what to do on the way down.
Where do the really best laughs come from? Terrific connections made intellectually, or terrific revelations made emotionally.
Treat your audience like poets and geniuses and they’ll have the chance to become them.