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June 17, 2011

Community Involvement Friday: Stories of Introversion vs. Extroversion

How has being introverted or extroverted affected your career? Do you feel that auditions are skewed towards the other personality type? Do you think that playing the Hollywood game of meeting people and going out to events is a selection bias that helps extroverts succeed faster than introverts? How do you compensate for this, or do you?

More specifically applied to the face and how we express ourselves, extroverts are usually too big & introverts too small. 

How do these comments make you feel? What concerns do you have when you go on an audition or go about your work? How do you adapt?

Do you feel more comfortable on stage rather than on camera?
As an actor do you feel more comfortable on stage as opposed to the camera?