Acting, Directing, Costume/Set Design & Writing
"Great theatre is about challenging how we think and encouraging us to fantasize about a world we aspire to." -- Willem Dafoe
Unit 2: Vocabulary & Mime
2nd Circle Energy Video:
A Why are you doing this
B It’s the best thing
A You can’t mean
B No, I’m serious
A What does this mean?
B So different
A Not really
A You’re good
B Go On
A I will
BREATHING EXERCISES FOR BETTER ACTING: (Funny video below)
"Sometimes the most productive thing you can do is relax" -- Mark Black
Watch the video below or just use the music to relax. Let go of your worries & tension. Practice being in the moment.
Unit 3: The Monologue
AND NOW IT IS TIME TO PICK YOUR MONOLOGUE
Click on the Elson Monologues PDF to Download & read. Then pick one
that you will work on for the next few weeks.
Actors need to learn how to breathe...
How to write your own MONOLOGUE
BEST TONGUE TWISTER EVER!
W.A.T.D. (WHAT A TO-DO)
What a to-do to die today, at a minute or two to two; a thing distinctly hard to say, but harder still to do. For they'll beat a tattoo, at quarter to two and a ra-ta-ta-ta-ta-ta-ta-ta-tattoo. And the dragooon will come when they hear the drum
at a minute or two to two today, at a minute or two to two.
Unit 4: Voice/Scene Work
Theatre Class Warm-Ups:
Scenes to Download & Pick one
SET DESIGN PROJECT/RUBRIC:
SET DESIGN CLASS PROJECT Examples:
CLICK HERE: PRINT OUT THE REVIEW TEST & ANSWERS TO TEST YOURSELF ON YOUR THEATRICAL KNOWLEDGE.
THEATRE Final Test Practice & ANSWERS
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