11 - QUIZ ON MONDAY BUY MINITAR TICKETS Actor as Imitator...

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QUIZ ON MONDAY BUY MINITAR TICKETS Actor as Imitator -Theatre born out of man’s innate desire to imitate Actor is the messenger -actor is the only theatre artist that the audience normally sees. - living presence of actor is most essential element of audience’s experience. Konstantin Stanislavski-“ truthful living under imaginary circumstances” - Russian director and actor -developed system of acting – goal is realistic portrayal of character. -most taught acting system in the united states -foundation of modern acting technique WHAT IT TAKES -acting skill is mixture of 3 basic ingredients -innate ability- still have to train and practice -training -practice TALENT usually not enough in itself -skills need nurturing and development through extensive training and repeated application in performance. The Actor’s Instrument: Body and Voice *flexible *disciplined *expressive
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What it takes… Skills and abilities actors cultivate: -imagination -concentration -psychological responsiveness to nurture these abilities actors may pursue training n dancing, fencing, signing and other
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This note was uploaded on 03/08/2011 for the course JEWISH STU 0104 taught by Professor Manekin during the Spring '11 term at Maryland.

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11 - QUIZ ON MONDAY BUY MINITAR TICKETS Actor as Imitator...

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