Top 7 Quotes & Sayings by Chip Esten

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Chip Esten

Charles Esten Puskar III, also known professionally as Charles Esten, and Chip Esten, is an American actor, musician, improviser and comedian.

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Elvis Costello's song writing is so peerless and individualistic. It's storytelling and it's deeply intelligent and clever.
Doing a scene truthfully is very similar to doing a song truthfully. They're really parallel.
Now that I'm in 'Nashville,' the thing that I'm loving the most is co-writing. You walk into the room and you shake hands with someone you've never met before and you walk out four hours later and you've got this thing... sharing ideas and everything, it's almost magical, like a miracle.
I had been in a band in college. You kind of need to make a choice between going the music route or going the acting route. I chose acting, figuring I could always do the music on my own.
When your dad is a country music fan and you take long car trips, you become one too.
What I found about 'Nashville' coming in is it's about these small performances. It can be on a big stage but detailed, small, heartfelt, real performances from musicians and singers. So if you try to do something bloated or showy, the directors dial us in and let us know.
'Nashville' songs and country music have always been about storytelling and about the heart and confessionals. They're monologues. — © Chip Esten
'Nashville' songs and country music have always been about storytelling and about the heart and confessionals. They're monologues.
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