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Unformatted text preview: February 14, 2007 Drama 116 Realism The details of the setting, the costuming, and the circumstances of the action were so fully realized as to convince audiences that they were listening in on life itself. Profound changes in religion, philosophy, psychology and economics Charles Darwin On the Origins of Species of natural Selection Louis Pasteur Alexander Graham Bell Thomas Edison The Suez canal Lincoln is assassinated The Civil war Transcontinental Railway THE ACTOR Acting is doing. Acting is portraying a characters wants and needs through artistically truthful behavior that reflects a characters psychological and emotional life. Acting is not Snowing Narrating Illustrating Exhibiting Acting is not dressing up and displaying emotions As a creative artists, the actor Selects sensory responses (both physiological and emotional) in search for Selected behavior pertinent to a characters needs within the Given circumstances of the play The Actors Reality The actors goal is to tell the characters circumstances in the plays story as effectively as...
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This note was uploaded on 03/23/2008 for the course DRAM 116 taught by Professor Strong during the Spring '08 term at UNC.
- Spring '08