Talk to inanimate objects

21 Dec

Today I spent some time with James Reece, a renowned acting coach in Hollywood; it was fantastic. Some of you will probably think that this is a little crazy but he told me that I should practice talking to inanimate objects. For example: I just had a really great conversation with a roll of toilet paper before he went off to work…

What the point of all of this?

An actor in a film is often forced to interact with an animate object when the other actor is not present on camera. “In who framed Roger Rabbit” Bob Hoskins delivered all his lines to a tennis ball.

Interestingly enough even inanimate objects have a story to tell…


One Response to “Talk to inanimate objects”


  1. Tweets that mention Talk to inanimate objects « Seven Sentences… -- - December 21, 2009

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