For Stunt Actors, conveying genuine emotion under physically demanding circumstances really is an art form. We have to be technical and perform stunts flawlessly. We have to be emotional and act as we perform the stunt, which changes so many things about our body movement, vocalisations and how the character would act in the situation. That's a lot for a brain to understand and get right, under pressure.
Among these emotions, Anger and Rage stand out. They are essential's for any action actor and for many they're the most challenging to portray authentically (or safely). This ISA masterclass article dives deep into the complexity of these intense emotions, exploring how stunt actors can effectively and safely express them on screen.
This blog os co-authored by The ISA Team