Culture-set of beliefs, values, social behavior that a group shares
Theres always layers
Performances are picked/shaped for audiences culture
Forming a community
Size and arrangement
Permission (invisible bond)
Musically, cadenced speech
Startling or exaggerated action
Are great actors born or made?
Historically, actor training consists of:
Trial and Error
Decorum- modulating your perform
Liberal arts- Philosophy, History, Language, Math and science.
Industrial arts- Skilled manual labor.
Fine arts- Beautiful (not practical)
What is art?
How do we recognize something as art?
Aesthetic distance- a psychological perspect
Theatre Appreciation Creative Project
I found this play extremely interesting because it in set in small town Marylandwhere I also grew up. During the play I found myself imagining the exact places in
my town where certain scenes could take place.
Acting Critique of YellowFace
YellowFace is an innovative play written by David Henry Hwang with himself playing
the lead role. The play portrays the difficulties that Asians have to overcome in Hollywood and
Acting Critique of Gator Tales
Gator Tales is a play devised and directed by Kevin Marshall. The play goes into
detail about the history of Alachua County specifically Gainesville, Florida and the
surrounding areas. T