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    Craft of Acting and Sweet Smell of Success The ability for an actor to successfully, skillfully enrapture the audience’s attention to the scene and overall production is not simply one skill but rather various dynamics that are pieced together for the creation of his character. Similar to a handy man, an actor utilizes his or her set of tools of the craft of Acting to accomplish the ultimate goal of the character. In the Sweet Smell of Success, Tony Curtis, who portrays Sidney Falco, utilizes his tools of presentational acting, obstacles, objective, given circumstances, environmental condition, and actions to successfully embody his character. In one of the earlier lectures, two types of acting methods were discussed: representational acting versus presentational acting. Representational acting occurred mostly in the early beginnings where the actor would show the audience what an emotion, action, or thought may…

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    The Call (2013) The question “911, what is your emergency?” is the most often heard in the hive, place where begins and largely develops The Call (2013) a film that hooks you from start to finish, it has good performances and a very interesting story, therefore, I can grade this film with five stars but there is a detail that I do not like and for that reason my final grade for this movie are four stars and later I am going to explain that detail that lowered its rating, in my understanding.…

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    representing the character in their truest of forms. The costumes real meaning is meant to signal to the audience that the character’s stories are not only told through there acting, but through their costume and mask. The costumes and masks create the story, but the real intrigue is how it takes the audience into a sense of escapism. When entering a production, the performance is meant to take an audience away and through costume and masks, it brings that into affect. The costumes take a…

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    Act I, Scene I: Before an Audience “Acting is about communicating what it is like to be human: the pain, the laughs, the misery, the joy,” Rosamund Pike, British Actress of the late 1900’s words briefly yet thoroughly describe the feat of acting. Acting is not all there is to being an actor. There are various trials and competitions such as auditions and casting calls to go through prior to even being able to capture a job. After that, having the title of “actor” means hours devoted to…

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    My theatre experience came from a high school, so the phenomenon I’m about to explain was actually shared both by people in the production and many of their friends and family in the audience, however in a larger professional production, it is less likely the spectators will feel this due to not having a personal relationship with the actors. The more you get to know somebody, the harder it is to watch them act. You get to know their real personalities and when you see them acting out a…

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    I started my acting experience with a Susical Summer Camp when I was seven years old and after that I started doing productions with an organization called CYT (Christian Youth Theatre). I have been actively involved there ever since, auditioning for shows, participating in classes and other events. I started to get involved with SCCT when I was eleven, I have done a few shows with this organization which I have not only thoroughly enjoyed, but also got to be apart of an amazing educational…

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    As you walk through the large wooden doors of the red carpeted lobby, the magic of the theatre overwhelms you. You hand your ticket to one of the ushers and they smile and hand you a crisp glossy copy of a beautifully crafted program. He wears freshly pressed slacks of a deep black, and his hair is gelled perfectly into position. Together, you step through another set of heavy wooden doors and into the house of the theatre. With the usher as your guide, you weave through hundreds of crimson…

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    No Kid Deserted Act

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    No Kid Deserted Act This paper will concentrate on the no kid deserted Act approaches and methods. To begin with let me disclose to you what is (NCLB) The No Tyke Deserted Act, which passed Congress with overpowering bipartisan support. In 2001 and was marked into law by President George W. Bramble on Jan. 8, 2002, is the name for the latest overhaul to the Rudimentary and Auxiliary Training Demonstration of 1965. The NCLB law which became out of worry that the American instruction framework…

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    Asian Story Theater The Asian Story Theater is located in my hometown of San Diego, California. The mission of the theater is to broaden multicultural awareness and understanding by dramatizing Asian and Pacific Island stories, arts, and themes for family audiences. The Asian Story Theater began in 1989, when they were dramatizing Chinese folk tales as a project sponsored by the San Diego Chinese Center. Their first production was The White Snake, presented at the Lyceum Space Theatre, and then…

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    In an article by Ann Hollifield, she states some of the possible reasons why there aren 't a lot of minorities in the acting workplace which could lead to why there isn 't a lot of diversity on television. The diversity declines in large television markets has been argued that minorities have to face a "glass ceiling" which makes it more difficult for minorities to move up in the industries. It was also said that another factor this entails is the size of the organization and how many minorities…

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