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"Falling in Love" and "Being in Love" -- rehearse to music?

"End of Love"

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Anatoly's [Class] Notes 2009 -- page! 2008 :
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film acting:
Stanislavsky
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Limitations of Method

Ch.2 -- Obstacle(s) Textbook

Conflict = objective + obstacle

More conflict = more drama

Stronger Objective (Aim) = stronger the Obstacle [ choices ]

No Task without Obstacles

One, two, many -- hierarchy


Styles and Periods (theatre history)

... lesson 4


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lesson 3. Monologues -- Method

pp. 23-46 Actor's Script

[ floor plans ]

5Ws - overview, using monologues in class presentations [ character history ]

Floor plans (Acting Areas) -- in part II (how it's built within the script)

Dramatic Composition: Exposition - Climax - Resolution

Script Breakdown

Emotion -- Motion

Motivations (Tasks)

Lesson 4. Stanislavsky

back to lesson 2 [ content ]

floor plan

upstage

[1]

UR

[ls]

[2]

UC

[3]

UL

center

[4]

CR

[ms]

[5]

CC

[6]

CL

downstage

[7]

DR

[cu]

[8]

DC

[9]

DL

scene/monologue ____________

NOTES:



notation: DS = Downstage US = Upstage SR = Stage Right CS = Centre stage SL = Stage Left RC = Right of centre stage LC = Left of centre stage DR = Down right DL = Down left UR = Up right UL = Up left UC = Up centre DC = Down centre C/L = Centre line X = Cross

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Monologue study: Make sure to read the entire play. [It is required for monologue preparation.]
The character must be studied - in detail - to bring the person to life!
Bring the play to class.
Be prepared to give a synopsis of the play.
Be prepared to describe the character.

Character Study : Character and Role

--- transition to scene (how?)

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