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Unformatted text preview: -Imagination: o Becoming Jane (Austin) STANISLAVSKY ACTING SYSTEM (1 ST TO WRITE DOWN WHAT GOOD ACTORS DO)-Konstantin Stanislavsky was a Russian director and actor (1863-1938)-Most taught American realistic acting system; inspired Strasberg, Adler, Meisner, and Hagen.-Traveled twice to America from the Moscow Art Theatre to perform and teach-Books: An Actor Prepares (1936), Building a Character (1948), Creating a Role (1961) COMPONENTS OF STANISLAVSKY TECHNIQUE-Being in the moment (p73)-The Magic If (p74)-Playing the Given Circumstances (p74)-Psychophysical action (p76)-Emotional recall (p76) IMPORTANT ACTING TERMINOLOGY-(Super)Objective: the ultimate goal a character is striving for-Obstacle: that which blocks the character from attaining their goal-Intention: what the character wants from another character-Motivation: an internal force that compels the character to act-Beat: the smallest units of action in a script...
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- Spring '07
- Konstantin Stanislavsky, Constantin Stanislavski, emotional recall, pre-twentieth century approach, late-nineteenth/twentieth century approach