Austin Behl

Model Male Atlanta, Georgia, US
My MM URL: http://www.modelmayhem.com/austinbehl Austin Behl
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About Me

Aristotle's second element of drama was the character.  A good story is told with great characters.  An actor's job is to perform actions onstage which creates the illusion of a character to an audience.  If done well, the audience will witness drama and vicariously experience the life of the characters. 

An actor should always remain true to himself.  True beauty comes from honesty.  There are many methods and techniques; however, an actor should never rely soley on one technique.  Acting should not be internalized.  It should be projected outward toward achieving a goal.  An actor should not concentrate on attaining a certain state of mind or emotion for a scene but always remain courageous and act on impulses to obtain an object. 

Actors should be self-reliant and refrain from criticism.  After a performance, an actor should know what he needs to work on for next time based solely on his own instincts and common sense.  Don't listen to what charlatans have to say.  Be brash, move, act! 

Acting is not "believing."  To actually believe you are the character you are playing is delusional.  There is no art in "belief."  An actor should act with his will.  The best performances are when actors make strong choices and stick to them.

The imagination is where art comes from and preparation is where inspiration comes from. The technique I use combines the internal and external methods of acting. By using external surroundings and environment, as well as the costume, hair, makeup and hygiene, the psychological intricacies of the character come to life. Once I have attained the external demeanor of the character, with great focus, the character becomes believable through mind, body, and voice.

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MODELING_______________________________________________________
Most Beautiful Atlantan        Editorial                JEZEBEL Magazine
Broder                                Catalog                 Quadras Inc.
Concepts Sport                    Catalog                 Jason Lowe
Paragon                              Catalog                 Quadras Inc.
Hartwell Apparel                  Catalog                 Jason Padgett
Mighty Auto Parts                 Print                     Don Sparks Photography
St. Regis Hotel Atlanta          Print                     Bespoke Magazine
Kids II                                 Print                     John Scott Randall
ATL Style Magazine               Print                     Kenny Stewart
Project M3                            Print                     M3 Studios
Belk MADE Cam Newton        Runway                 Phipps Plaza
Haute.lanta Fashion Week      Runway                Layla K.
LeFlash Couture                    Runway                Davide Co.
Beleza Pin-Up                       Calendar               Lou Freeman
Fall in Style                          Web                     CJ Kent Photograpy
Workout Video                      Fitness                 Ed Hartwell

FILM____________________________________________________________
Joint City                             Lead                      Austin Behl, dir.
Desire                                 Lead                      Austin Behl, dir.
Lowerclassmen                    Lead                       Austin Behl, dir
Dailies                                Lead                       Chris Luttrell, dir.
Gumshoes                          Lead                       Libby Henderson, dir.
Love's Triangle                    Supporting               Antonio Lacey, dir.
Stubbs                               Supporting               Eric Henson, dir.
Life As We Know It              Featured                 Greg Berlanti, dir.

TELEVISION_________________________________________________
Belles                                   Lead                    Creative Studios of Atlanta
Drop Dead Diva                    Featured               Woodridge Productions
Vampire Diaries                    Featured               Bonanza Productions
Marry Me                             Featured                Lifetime

COMMERCIAL________________________________________________
Jack's                                  Principle                Spots Film
Patrick James                       Principle                Quadras Inc.
Lightning Ready PSA             Principle                Turner Studios
Hitz for the Streetz               Principle                 UTM Television Studios
America's Best                     Featured                Center City Productions
TBS Micro Series Ad             Featured                 Turner Studios
Roadrunner WiFi                  Featured                 Time Warner
7-Eleven                             Featured                 Spots Film
Belk "Store of the Future"     Featured                 Fizz City Films

THEATRE________________________________________________________
God's Play                          Jerry Bruckheimer    Good Acting Studio
Fairies                                Spencer                  Good Acting Studio
The Guest of Honor             David                      Rosemary Branch, London, UK
One Thing                           AJ                          Theatre on Main
Math is Killing Me                Lab Assistant           Theatre on Main
Rumors                              Officer Welch            Theatre on Main

TRAINING_______________________________________________________
The Art of the Audition        Paul Weber                Creative Studios of Atlanta
Acting Coach                      Ken Feinberg             Creative Studios of Atlanta
Film Acting                         Tom Thon                 Creative Studios of Atlanta
Acting for Film                    B.J. Winfrey              Creative Studios of Atlanta
Acting in British Drama       Ray Paolino                University of London
Acting                               Chandra Johnson        The Company Acting Studio
Scene Study                      Kristin Kundert-Gibbs  University of Georgia
Principles of Acting             Prodan Dimov             Kennesaw State University
Bachelor's Degree              University of Georgia   December 2007, ABJ

SPECIAL SKILLS________________________________________________________
Athlete, Personal Trainer, Comedy, Impressions, Improvisation, Dancing, Can Drive Stick-Shift, Cockney Dialect, Southern Dialect, Irish Dialect

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