Head on over to Showbiz Radio to check out my latest actor's advice column. This time, I talk about playing as many different ages on stage as you can. Especially those that are far removed from you own.
Many directors will of course not give you the chance, but as an actor you should snap up any opportunity you can to play interesting characters that are far older or far younger than yourself. It expands you range and deepens your understanding of the human condition, something all actors should spend a lifetime observing. (Though you won't ever quite master it, of course.)