Performance Quotes

I used to watch the world as if it was a performance and I would realize that certain things that people did moved me, and certain things didn't move me, and I tried to analyze, even at that age, six and seven and eight, why I was moved by certain things they did. Alan Arkin

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The years I spent paying my dues are in the background, and so are my concerns about whether my performance is good or bad. Alan Arkin

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Performing is just standing up there and doing something. Performance takes on an edge to it. It has a more dramatic context. Alan King

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It was 1975. I had spent the year at the Boston Museum School doing some very bizarre performance works. The last one included going to the North Magnetic Pole and spending all of my money. Alex Grey

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I watched 'Alien,' and I watched 'The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo,' the Swedish version. I watched the original 'Texas Chainsaw Massacre,' and I watched the Jessica Biel version and watched Jessica's performance. Alexandra Daddario

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I use this method to bring emotion into my performance. I recite my lines in English first, and then switch back to the original lines when shooting begins. Amy Jackson

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I danced for a while, and I knew I could sing, so I just began singing in a praise band at church and doing musical theater and jazz vocal performance in school. One didn't really lead to another; I was just always interested in the performance arts. Andra Day

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I went to a performing arts school, and we studied musical theater, jazz vocal performance, and they kind of start you out on those things because they feel like it is a good foundation, and it was. Andra Day

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I always knew I wanted to be a performance artist. Andra Day

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I consider each performance to be an intimate conversation between me and the audience members. Andra Day

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It's not all the time, but you get a sense when you're reading something that it's no longer about boxing or the performance. It's personal. Andre Ward

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The time has come to return integrity, performance and dignity to New York and make it the Empire State once again. Andrew Cuomo

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Performance capture is a tool that young actors will need in the next 10, 20 years. It's on the increase, as you say. It's not going away. Andy Serkis

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My take is that acting is acting. A performance is a performance. With performance capture, if you don't get the performance on the day, you can't enhance the performance. Andy Serkis

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Everybody thinks performance capture is about thrashing around and doing a lots of movement, but it's actually about being able to contain and think and be believed in a close-up, as much as anything else. Andy Serkis

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Performance capture is a technology, not a genre; it's just another way of recording an actor's performance. Andy Serkis

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For film and games, there is now a fantastic method of actors portraying characters which don't necessarily look like themselves. And yet you've still got the heart and soul of the performance. Andy Serkis

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Motion capture is exactly what it says: it's physical moves, whereas performance capture is the entire performance - including your facial performance. If you're doing, say, martial arts for a video game, that is motion capture. This is basically another way of recording an actor's performance: audio, facial and physical. Andy Serkis

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The fact of the matter is that an actor, if I'm playing a performance capture role and you're playing a live action role and we're having a scene together, there's no difference in our acting processes. Andy Serkis

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You'll very rarely find that you can enhance a performance to give it a real emotional centre and truth... after the fact. Andy Serkis

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In performance capture roles, it's not a committee of animators that author the role, it's the actor. I think that's a significant thing for people to understand. Andy Serkis

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I've always been a huge fan of Charles Lawton's performance in 'The Hunchback of Notre Dame,' so somewhere along the line, I've always wanted to play that character. Andy Serkis

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If you are not moved by the character, no amount of CGI will give you a performance that is emotionally engaging or devastating - what a live-action performance does. Andy Serkis

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Performance capture, for me, is finding the essence of a performance. Andy Serkis

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We all have levels of performance. Angela Lansbury

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I know what I want, and I know what needs to be done to make my performance better. So I do these little askings, about the lights and costumes. It's not the diva speaking. It's the artist who knows how it has to be done. Anna Netrebko

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Even if you see a great performance, it's not always great getting there. There are injuries... Intrinsically or unconsciously, people understand that - people see those performances, and they know there are stories behind that. Ashton Eaton

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You can't plan everything - if I did a performance exactly how I rehearsed it, it would be so boring. Adam Lambert

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What kind of morons do you have working at newspapers in Austin that would base an entire review of an artist's performance on whether or not they had a good seat? Al Yankovic

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So I'm one of the few celebrities that got to do a repeat performance on 'The Simpsons,' which I'm very flattered by. Al Yankovic

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