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Greeks actors
makers of ethics
job of actor
communicate with audience
actors communicate by...
theatrical truth
Stanislavski famous for
"Magic IF"
pychological realism
Working form the inside out
Styles that do not rely on psychological realism
Commedia dell'Arte
asian forms of theatre
epic theatre
Things to remember Stanislavski
Magic IF
Objective
Actions
works from inside out
Three America teaches the
Adler
Meisner
Strasberg
Adler
true to Stan's system
Meisner
between Alder and Strasberg
Strasberg
Stan idea of emotional recall
"the method"
Alder Meisner and Strasberg taught..
many hollywood and broadway stars 50s.60s and 70s
Meyerhold opposite of Stan
outside in method
biomechanics
physicallity
Brecht
Epic theatre
actors to aviod being emotionally involved with characters
Alternatives to Stan
Lecoq
The british school
SITI
Anne Bogart and Tadashi Suzuki (asian theatre)
Viewpoint and Architecture of the body
Mastery of craft
amalgamation of methods
physical and vocal skills
vocals
relaxation
resonance
articulation
volume
understanding of text
singing
Physical ability
play many parts
relax
flexibilty
strength
agility
balance
Physical script demands
dancing
sword play
falls
juggling
research
Appeal
interesting to watch
attractive
ego-worth money
unshakable determination
Tools to get started
8x10
resume
reel
voice over reel
agent
personal manager
Directing
oversees creative process
most often hired for particular show
choosing a script
contraints
budget
actors
stage and theatre
audience
Analyzing a script
What happens in the story
Basic conflict
smaller scenes or miror conflicts leading to resolution
Beat
-motivational pattern remains unchanged
new beat begins
charater enters or leaves a scene
new line of action
initiative in a scene-conflit resolved
miniature entire script
Staging and Design ideas (required by the play)
staging demands
theatre
cast
design elements
set
lighting
costumes
properties
sound
makeup
Casting(required by the play)
approprateness
physical type
skill level
vocal and physical ability
methodology
versatility
mutiple roles
auditions
1-2 prepared monologues
4 min max
12-16 bars (sing)
maybe some talking
casting techniques
auditions
cold readings
improvisations
theatre games
cattle call
callback
Starting rehearsals
(reading)
understnding script
table work
Blocking rehearsals
entraces and exits
no congestion
stage picture
focus on right character
look on stage interesting
tells story
Characterization and detail rehersals
rough block then fine tune stage movements and characterization
Run throughs
feeling of complete show
(necessary)
"stumble throughts"
tech rehersals
first time actors work on stage
week before show
10-12 for professional companies
12 to 12 2hour dinner break
see how actors look on stage
Dress rehersals
last
3 max
last min changes
Previews
1-3 weeks professional theatre
major changes
cuts and alterations of script
firing and hiring of actors
one city before traveling
opening night and run
director is done
director is back-actors need to be replaced
Director contribution
modern show cannont exist
unified vision and leadership
Playwright
odds of being successful may be less than actor
10,000 scripts per year fw hundred are considered
setting out the plot
traditional plot line
playwright establishes a sitiation
disrupts status quo
resloves conflict
creative procedures
conception
execution
revision
production
the great debate
oringinal ideas or any way he or she feel warrented