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    American Actor Interview

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    How do you become an actor? My class interviewed Cullen Chaffen, a young man who is training to become an actor. We interviewed Cullen at French Settlement High School on September 12, 2017. Cullen is _____ years old and was born and raised in Louisiana. He is currently attending college in northern Louisiana. Cullen wore a blue shirt with designs on the front and had curly hair that looked like it had been styled with hair gel. He sounded and acted a little nervous. One of the questions we asked him was who his role models are. His answer was, "I think that my role models would be the friends I made at school." I think this was a reasonable answer because your peers at school usually influence what you do and how you act, and if you…

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    Older actors are now joining the calls of other types of actors on how they are portrayed on films and television. As we have watched and seen Hollywood grow, the changes of the profession haven't always caught up with the times. Older women have suggested there aren't enough solid roles for them to play. African-American actors and Asian-American actors have echoed the same concerns. So perhaps this call of concern isn't as surprising as some people might think. It appears that the entire…

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    Hamilton is the hottest musical to hit broadway in decades. It dominated the Tony awards and is completely sold out in every venue for the foreseeable future. This is an American story told in the American medium of the musical and features a diverse American cast. Hamilton is a nearly all black cast. Founding fathers like Thomas Jefferson and George Washington are played by black actors. These past few years have been celebrated as the best time for minority actors in Broadway history. “Tonys…

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    of African-Americans, Hispanics, Asians as well as Hindu 's in the country so television should reflect this amount of races as opposed to mainly Whites. The United States is predominantly White but the amount of African Americans in the country is coming close to the amount of Whites and should be reflected on something we engage in everyday. Moreover,…

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    Why does Hollywood have few ethnic actors in the lead roles? In modern day films it seems that Asian American actors never get the spotlight they deserve. “Whitewashing,” a term used to describe when a role of an ethnic minority is portrayed by a white individual. This is clearly displayed in the filmmaking industry of Hollywood. The deprivation of ethnic roles and movies still exists in the shadows of Hollywood. Hollywood’s history of whitewashing may seem to have diminished, however it still…

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    Modern American Theatre

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    Currently, American films are a common way for the average American to spend his/her free time. Individuals watch movies for escapism and entertainment, but the art form that the film industry grew out of is not as common to the public eye: modern American theatre. Modern American film and modern American theatre have more in common than what people might believe, while still retaining their own uniqueness. For example, one similarity both theatre and film share is the formula, or definition, of…

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    Acting: millions of fans millions of dollars Actors and actresses entertain millions but do they really deserve millions? With the average American watching five hours of television per day (Hinkley, 2014) it 's no surprise that actors and actresses entertain millions through the art of acting. Now think about all those actors and actresses and how much money they make. It 's no secret that actors who make it to the big leagues get paid very well for there time and effort, for example Robert…

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    Pine Tree In Noh Theater

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    The significance of the pine tree in Noh Theater is to represent that the setting will take place in the spirit world. What is significant is that it has four pillars to make the stage as easy to view to the audience. With this set up, it’s easy to understand that everything is preferred in the open. The actors wear mask, their vision is reduced and so they have to rely on the pillars to guide themselves. In Noh Theater the music that is played uses four instruments consisting of sometime of…

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    Social media has become a major news source over the course of the last few years. Due to its accessibility and transparency, Americans have begun a fresh conversation about current race relations and equality. Earlier this year, the issue of diversity in entertainment came to the forefront with the hashtag: #OscarsSoWhite. This pointed out the imbalance of recognition of the works of white actors and actors of color. Contrarily, with the booming popularity of Hamilton in the theater world, the…

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    The performing arts hold a historic grip on the American entertainment industry. With its initial burst of popularity in 1917, Hollywood cinema paved its way to becoming a dominant force in the entertainment industry. Most Americans take personal interest in performing arts, whether it be in film or live theatre. Despite this, a rift had formed with some critics of theatre expressing their concern for the shift in demand toward cinema. This raises an issue in examining the difference between…

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