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Unformatted text preview: of the play, not in the context of the performance of audience External Technique (From the outside inward): • He or she approaches a role through a deep and passionate study of human behavior in all of its outward forms, with an eye toward reproducing them in a disciplined and expert • The English actor Davis Garrick (1717-1779) approached acting as an imitation of life – called mimical behavior Internal Belief (From inside outward): • A creative process that is intuitive and subconscious and subjective o To select behavior pertinent to the character’s needs within the given circumstances o To allow personal behavior to develop out of the playwright’s prescribed circumstances, knowing that their actions will involved a moment-to-moment subject experience The Method • Experiencing the situation first hand so you know how to handle it • Taking it to an extreme...
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This note was uploaded on 09/29/2009 for the course DRAM 116 taught by Professor Strong during the Spring '08 term at UNC.
- Spring '08