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Rest of vocab exam 2 - OUTSIDE-IN/INSIDE-OUT ACTING APPROACHES These are two major approaches to acting Outside-in the actor trains and places her

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OUTSIDE-IN/INSIDE-OUT ACTING APPROACHES: These are two major approaches to acting Outside-in : the actor trains and places her body in physical positions which will evoke the emotion the role needs. Inside-out : actors create a world with their imagination and their personal experience which will inspire them to the feelings necessary for the role. Most American actors are trained in the inside-out acting method. The imagination is the primary tool in this approach. EMOTIONAL MEMORY : using a personal emotional experience as a substitute for experiences that a character goes through. MAGIC IF : often this technique is used to achieve empathy. The actor asks specific questions about how they would react IF they were going through the same thing in the same set of circumstances. (imagination requires empathy—the ability to identify and understand another’s situation, emotions and motives you can experience them) CHARCTER ANALYSIS: Centuries before the invention of psychology, actors were studying people’s mental states and the motivations behind their behavior; play a convincing character requires the ability to analyze personality. One way to start
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This note was uploaded on 05/01/2008 for the course THTR 1009 taught by Professor Lessley,me during the Fall '07 term at Colorado.

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Rest of vocab exam 2 - OUTSIDE-IN/INSIDE-OUT ACTING APPROACHES These are two major approaches to acting Outside-in the actor trains and places her

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