Monday, June 11, 2012

Orson Welles on the Art of Acting: ‘There is a Villain in Each of Us’ | Open Culture:

An actor, said Orson Welles, creates a truthful performance by looking into his or her own character and selectively taking things away. “There is a villain in each of us, a murderer in each of us, a fascist in each of us, a saint in each of us, and the actor is the man or woman who can eliminate from himself those things which will interfere with that truth.”