This week we are looking at auditions! Treat this like a ‘Mock audition’ Consider how you would effectively warm up your voice and body for an audition, create a ‘plan’ on a document and upload it to the Facebook group. Acting ChallengeUsing the provided script, give yourself 10minutes to look at the text and make
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This week we are looking at Immersive theatre. Immersive theatre tends to stimulate all five senses—sight and sound, as with conventional theatre pieces, but also touch, and frequently taste and even smell. “In immersive theatre, the audience are not merely passive bystanders. They are part of the story, however small their role may be, and
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This week we are looking at Invisible theatre. “Invisible Theatre is a type of theatre developed and used by Augusto Boal. Boal created three major types of theatre that fit under the umbrella term “Theatre of the Oppressed.” And central to that idea is audience involvement. In Invisible theatre, actors stage an event that could
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Today we are continuing on from last week’s classical monologues. Acting ChallengeThis is a form of hot seating: Please record yourself answering the following questions in character: What is your name? How old are you? Where do you live? Who do you live with? Where do you work? Are you in a relationship? And anything
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The next couple of weeks we will be looking at classical monologues. It’s really important to have contrasting monologues to show how versatile you are and for different roles that come up. It’s important to have a wide selection of monologues so that if Casting Directors want to see you perform a certain way you
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This week we are doing a Halloween special on improvisation! Acting ChallengeHave you ever been to a murder mystery event before? If yes then think about how they run, the layout and what is included. If you haven’t research companies that run them and get an idea of what goes on. I would like you
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This week we are looking at Uta Hagen exercises. Uta Hagen was a Tony Award winning actor and a beloved teacher at New York’s Herbert Berghof Studio. She has written many best-selling books which outline her popular technique emphasizing realism and truth above all else; “substitution” (or “transference”) encourages actors to substitute their own experiences
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THE ACTOR'S LAUNCHPAD Badass Plan of Action Congratulations! You are one of the MINORITY of people who start the program who will have seen it through to the end. That shows commitment, dedication and perseverance. For your certificate, please make sure each of your challenges have been posted to the Northern Star Acting Tribe group
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