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Crying — Acting Tips with Acting Coach Howard Fine

“Bad actors try to cry. Human beings try not to. The minute you are trying to generate emotion you will become a bad actor.”

Have you been asked to cry on cue? Howard Fine explains how to access your emotional source and stay out of your own head to create organic tears for any scene.


About Howard Fine

For over a quarter of a century, Howard Fine has built an unshakeable reputation as the “Best Acting Teacher in Los Angeles”. He is highly sought after by actors, managers, agents, casting directors, producers, and directors, who know his coaching defines careers. Howard has taught thousands of actors, some from the very beginning all the way to the Oscar podium. His roster includes stars such as Will Smith, Brad Pitt, Austin Butler, Kerry Washington, Gal Gadot, Michelle Williams, Justin Timberlake, Chris Pine, Dwayne Johnson, Carla Gugino, Salma Hayek, and many more.

His reputation is built on remarkable expertise coupled with a unique gift to push and inspire on a personal level. Howard Fine all but explodes the stereotype of the screaming, bitter acting teacher that potential students fear. Instead, his philosophy reflects that of mentor and close colleague Uta Hagen, and continues in his classes which seek to empower the actor. Howard still teaches his Acting Technique, Scene Study, and Audition courses, and has developed online programs suited to meet the needs of actors everywhere.

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