One of the most rewarding things an actor can do is create a character without a single line of dialogue. This can happen long before we get cast or get near a set. It can be inspired by a piece of clothing, a setting, or a personal experience. It then can become the facial expressions, body language, and wardrobe choices we make each time we get headshots taken.
As I plan my next headshot session, I have come up with 10 distinct characters I want to play in the coming year. For each one, I chose a title and a brief description. I also suggest potential wardrobe. Take a look and let me know which of the following 10 characters stand out to you.
10 Headshots I Want
1. Middle Manager Mike – 3M is a middle-class guy barely making ends meet, feeling a bit frustrated with his job, and looking to take a risk to make everything right. He wears a button-down shirt with a drab color, gray slacks, and a mismatched tie. Continue reading