chapter2 - Chapter Two Comparing the Living Stage, Silver...

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Click to edit Master subtitle style Chapter Two Comparing the Living Stage, Silver Screen, and Home Theatre
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Audiences l For Theatre For Television
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Audience l Audiences in the theatre l Are active participants with the actors l View the medium as a shared experience l Thrive on the risk factor of the “living theatre” Audiences for film and television Are passive recipients of the medium View the medium as a product Prefer to know in advance what they are  getting for their time and money 
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Theatre l Is immediate l Is Living l Is Live l Involves two way communication l Is Unrepeatable l Is risky l No rating system
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Movies and Television l You can hit pause l No communication between you and them
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Acting: I’m Ready for My Close-up l Acting on the Stage l Talent and training  are essential l Everything is a  wide-shot l Memorization skills  are required l Must perform well  l Acting in Film l Photographic charisma and personality are  important l Often uses close-ups l Memorization is not as important l Allowed to fail
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More terms… l Legitimate actors l Triple threat l Talking heads
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Live Performance
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This note was uploaded on 04/14/2008 for the course THEA 1206 taught by Professor Smith during the Spring '08 term at Baylor.

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