Blocking Handout

Blocking Handout - III. (upstage)--- sofa -- bookshelf...

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Blocking Handout - attach to page 24 Group: _________________________________________ Basically, blocking is the choreography of actors'  movements  throughout the entire play. If a character needs to exit the scene, for  example, the actor must be able to move naturally towards the exit. Fours ideas to keep in mind while blocking: Practice blocking in your groups: Blocking 3. Allow actors to improvise and help with the blocking process 2. Avoid Clutter, keep the stage balanced. Never let the props or sets do the acting 1. Let the script do most of the work
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Unformatted text preview: III. (upstage)--- sofa -- bookshelf ------- Actor 2 sitting II. (center) ---door ---- desk ------- blackboard Actor 1 standing I. (down) ------slide projector----- ___________________________________ ___________________________________ public /Audience 2. Practice III. (Upstage) II. (Center) I. (down) ___________________________________ ___________________________________ public /Audience 3. Practice (you can draw a picture and add character names) 4. Practice Blocking:...
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