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performance - - Visual part of the script - Four parts of a...

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- Visual part of the script - Four parts of a script: (1) dialogue (2) characters (3) action (4) setting - Dialogue, character, and action are embodied by the player/actor Dialogue comes from the  voice  of the player o Intonation of the words (i.e. “What are you doing?”) Changes the meaning of the lines and words Given by the actor, not the writer Beats o Words o Pauses that actor puts between words and sentences Creates place (slow, fast) Pay attention to the silence as well o Volume of the voice that delivers the words Action comes from the  body  of the player o Posture o Content
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o Gesture Action moves the plot along Way for the actor to get lines through; business done, especially while actor  is delivering lines Gestures help fill space o Reaction Just the face, no action, especially the eyes Properties of a player (1) Physicality of the player: voice, body, face, age Voice; every actor has a texture to his/her voice o i.e. Jimmy Stewart in  Rear Window , Sean Penn in  Mystic River , Gloria Swanson in  Sunset Boulevard o Image is more important than sound o Required on stage Body, face, age o Unlike the voice, must be very  expressive o Must be picked up by the camera, must be strong, audience should be hooked o Needed in movies, not on stage o Must be able to move 
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