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2.16.07 The Actor’s Reality The actor’s goal is to tell the character’s circumstances in the play’s story as effectively as possible Those circumstances are the essential conditions in the play’s world that include time (when), place (where), and surroundings (what) The actor must concentrate on the truth of the character’s behavior, his or her sensory responses, psychological motives and objectives, in the context of the play, not in the context of the performance or the audience External Technique From the outside inward He or she approaches a role through a deep and passionate study of human behavior in all its outward forms, with an eye toward reproducing them in a disciplined and sensitive way The English Actor David Garrick (1717-1779) approached acting as an imitation of life- he called acting mimical behavior Internal Belief From the inside outward A creative process that is intuitive, subconscious and subjective o
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This note was uploaded on 04/06/2008 for the course DRAM 116 taught by Professor Strong during the Spring '08 term at UNC.

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