Acting! - Acting! Whatdowebelieve fromactorsandwhy?...

Info iconThis preview shows pages 1–15. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Acting!
Background image of page 1

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
Background image of page 2
Background image of page 3

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
What do we believe  from actors and why?
Background image of page 4
Don Shield  
Background image of page 5

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
Edie Falco
Background image of page 6
Hugh Laurie
Background image of page 7

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
Chloe Sevigny
Background image of page 8
Michael Douglas
Background image of page 9

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
Whoopie Goldberg
Background image of page 10
Denis Diderot’s “Paradox of the  Actor” “To appear naturally in artificial conditions.”
Background image of page 11

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
How do actors  appear  naturally in  artificial  conditions? 
Background image of page 12
Given Circumstances –  basic facts  that define the world of the play – conditions of place,  period, social level, and so on Motivation –  what’s the motivation behind the  action?  What is making the character do something and  how does that action get the character closer to the goal. Action –  what you are doing to another to get what  you want Constantin  Stanislavsky
Background image of page 13

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
More from  Stan the Man Objective –  a character’s  goal within a beat or scene Obstacle –  a barrier,  difficulty, something preventing the  reaching of an objective. Super-Objective – 
Background image of page 14
Image of page 15
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

This note was uploaded on 02/17/2011 for the course THEA 200 taught by Professor Theaterappreciate/understanding during the Spring '11 term at South Carolina.

Page1 / 22

Acting! - Acting! Whatdowebelieve fromactorsandwhy?...

This preview shows document pages 1 - 15. Sign up to view the full document.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Ask a homework question - tutors are online