In The Actor’s Guide to Creating Character, written by William Esper & Damon DiMarco, Mr. Esper recommended that every actor read an essay by Laurette Taylor entitled “The Quality Most Needed.”
I hope you enjoy it as much as I did and find continued inspiration and truth in her thoughts. –Elaine Williams, Senior Teacher at Baron Brown Studio
The Quality Most Needed
by Laurette Taylor
I have been asked to discuss, for the benefit of those who may go on the stage, the qualities which are most important as elements of success.