What Non-Actors Can Learn From Studying Acting

Dreamthink
Oct 24, 2019 · 5 min read

I recently completed a 16-week course in acting for beginners. Prior to this, my acting experience included being a tree in a first-grade play, so you could imagine the doubts I began having as I walked into my first class.

The course culminated in a monologue performance in front of 20 or so other students. Overall, it was one of the best experiences I’ve ever had. Here are some valuable lessons I learned from acting.

Hone your attention to detail by slowing down