Theater2 - Theater Appreciation Wednesday 02/09 The Actor...

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Theater Appreciation 02/02 People needed for theater 1. Audience 2. Performers (work with actor to enhance the experience) -director -playwright (creating a structure for the actor) -designers (affect the physical space) *producer is over all this Design categories 1. set 2. Costumes 3. lights 4. sound -theater is an action not a location 3 reasons for theater (?) Entertainment, enlightenment, education -theater is a shared experience Definition -Theater is an event that requires an actor/audience relationship/agreement in a momentary suspense of disbelief of an imaginary circumstance.
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Unformatted text preview: Theater Appreciation Wednesday 02/09 The Actor Real World-to be a successful actor one has two attributes 1.) talent (talent will only go so far) 2.) chutzpah - two tools needed to help get hired 1. resume (very factual, says your roles, directors, skills, dialects, physical skills, etc.) 2. headshot screen actors guild- union for on film actors actor's equity association aka "equity" - union for stage actors of all the current memebers of "equity", at any given time, 80% of them are unemployed Training...
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This note was uploaded on 01/30/2012 for the course THEATER AP 211 taught by Professor Mancuso during the Spring '11 term at Rutgers.

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