Why not everything actors do should feel natural
“I love acting. It is so much more real than life.”1
Good acting feels natural. When you watch capable actor perform, it’s as if they’ve become their characters on such a level that the acting ceases to be noticeable and there exists only the characters. However, just because the acting on the screen “feels” natural does not mean the process felt natural while creating it. A common mistake is not appreciating the differences between the process and the performance.
Actors are generally asked to perform with an entire crew watching, under hot lights, and with various on-set dramas unfolding around them. ...