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Unformatted text preview: the play. Background facts. Implicit or Explicit. Actors use it to build their character. Contextual information. What motivates them? Dual-consciousness: being an actor and being in an imaginary world Going up: forgetting lines Hamlet or Jack Tanner? o Which is bigger? o Largest role in English Language Unions: give actors legal rights o stage actors and stage directors are governed by the same union (work, hours, breaks, pay) screen actors guild AFTRA- American federation of television and radio Auditions o Cattle call audition: open to everybody. Normally get so many people its like cattle. Little time to show your stuff. You are a number....
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- Spring '07