Backstage asked prominent actors to talk about where and why they trained. One of our actors couldn't understand how he'd ever be called upon to play an animal after graduation, but Joe Manganiello now plays a werewolf on "True Blood" and looks back on that pretend-you're-an-animal acting exercise with gratitude.As you will read, some attended conservatory programs and universities, some studied with legendary teachers, some trained in far-off lands, some learned from their childhood camp directors—and one learned by watching his parents onstage as he grew up. Most studied a variety of techniques, and most say they choose from among those techniques to suit the needs of each role.American Idol 9 Contestants: Aaron Kelly, Andrew Garcia, Casey James, Crystal Bowersox, Didi Benami, Katie Stevens, Lacey Brown, Lee De Wyze, Michael Lynche, Paige Miles, Siobhan Magnus, Tim Urban American Idol 8 Contestants: Alexis Grace, Michael Sarver, Danny Gokey, Allison Iraheta, Kris Allen, Adam Lambert, Lil Rounds, Scott Macintyre, Jorge Nunez, Megan Corkrey, Jasmine Murray, Matt Giraud, Anoop Desai.American Idol 7 Contestants: Amanda Overmyer, Brooke White, Carly Smithson, Chikezie, David Archuleta, David Cook, David Hernandez, Jason Castro, Kristy Lee Cook, Michael Johns, Ramiele Malubay, Syesha Mercado.“An actual fact, women are so much better about the psychology of getting older,” Ewan added. As men we sort of try and hold onto this idea that we’re still young, sexy and cool.Like way passed the point of when we’re actually young, sexy and cool.Write to us at [email protected], with "Where I Studied" in the subject line, and include a headshot. But I thought you had to be the popular person in the middle of everything to be an actor, and I wasn't that person. I went to the Drama Studio in London for a one-year postgraduate course.
PHOTOS: Stars caught on kiss cam Added another source: "She's happier than ever." In an interview with last year, Hough noted that her relationship was healthy and built on a solid foundation. AI15 Top 10 Contestant Forums: Avalon Young, Dalton Rapattoni, Gianna Isabella, La'Porsha Renae, Lee Jean, Mac Kenzie Bourg, Olivia Rox, Sonika Vaid, Trent Harmon, Tristan Mc Intosh. Come inside to discuss FOX's hit show based on dancing and produced by the creators of American Idol. Subforums: AI15 General Discussion, AI15 Spoiler/Discussion, AI15 Contestant Forums, AI Graphics, American Idol News.Purple after party was Michael Shannon and wife Kate Arrington, Carla Gugino, Rosario Dawson, Gina Gershon, Ellar Coltrane, Mia Kang, Jess Weixler, Helena Christensen and Dean Winters. Subforum: SYTYCD International, SYTYCD Past Seasons, SYTYCD Past Contestants Fan Threads, SYTYCD Lists and Games Discussion forums for the past contestants of various shows.In case you're wondering how we selected the actors here, we contacted people we thought our readers might want to hear from, then let the actors choose the programs or teachers they wanted to reflect on.