What I Learned the Hard Way!

Updated: Jun 29

How does an actor first approach a script? How do they embody someone who starts off on a page?

 Alley Resident Acting Company member Dylan Godwin talks about his unique process for owning a character and his method for tuning out the noise, nerves, and stress that come with performing at one of the country’s most significant theatres.


Want to dive deeper?


Check out the book Dylan references. It’s considered an essential text for all actors: An Actor Prepares by Konstantin Stanislavski.

Meet the Artist


Alley Theatre Resident Acting Company Member

Dylan Godwin recently appeared in the Alley Theatre'sThe Winter’s Tale (Clown); Agatha Christie's Murder on the Orient Express (Hector MacQueen); The Three Musketeers (King Louis XIII); Crimes of the Heart (Barnette Lloyd); Twelfth Night (Sir AndrewAguecheek); Picasso at the Lapin Agile (Albert Einstein); Miller, Mississippi (John Miller) at Dallas Theater Center/Alley All New Festival;(end of message) (Max) at the Alley All New Festival; Good People (Stevie); Ether Dome (George Livingston); Amadeus (Venticello); A Christmas Carol (Mrs.Dilber/Jacob Marley); Peter Pan (Tootles); and Our Town. National Tour: Fiddler on the Roof, Beauty and the Beast, 110 in the Shade, Reefer Madness, Music Man, First Date, Bonnie and Clyde, Oliver, Sweet Potato Queens (Theatre Under the Stars); Life Could Be A Dream, AltarBoyz (Stages Repertory Theatre); The TempestandUbu Roi (Classical Theatre Company).

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