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Are theatre actors better than film actors?

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Sometimes, but not necessarily. With exceptions, I'd say that a theatre actor probably learns to be a lot more flexible in their performances, and has done more types of performance than an actor who has only done film. A theater performer might h... read more

Most theater actors cut their acting teeth on the classics and therefore are capable of deeper more nuanced performances than actors who go straight for tv or film. There is nothing like having to perform Shakespeare to hone one’s acting skills. read more

Clearly, using these actors as examples leads to the conclusion that the acting skills learned in the theatre can translate to film. Put another way, acting is acting, whether you are on stage or in front of a camera. read more

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