This week in my column over at Showbizradio.net, I mention the importance of getting centered as an actor.
We all have different ways of doing this, and I don't advocate one specific method, though I do advocate one specific aspect of getting centered before a show: time alone.
I don't think it is that radical of me to suggest that one cannot get totally centered while talking to or carrying on with other people. Even if you do this before you get centered as part of your routine, taking some time alone in a private corner of the venue to wash away distracting thoughts come highly recommended by me.
Read for yourself.