Category: online acting for film and TV

Continuing on from last week’s class, look over your script and start making some more specific character choices, who are they? Where are they from? Why are they there? Acting ChallengeFilm yourself in character explaining to us a little bit more about who you are. Now consider what has happened directly before this scene takes
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The next couple of weeks we are going to be creating our own short films. To write a script we need to think about a story. There has to be a problem (conflict) that the main character/characters have to solve. Choose a topic or situation that you are interested in. Make it interesting for the
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Continuing on from last week’s animal studies, what have you discovered about your animal? Make a list and upload to the Facebook group. Acting ChallengeLie down and visualise your animal ask yourself these questions: How does my animal breathe? How do they lie down? Where is the animal more relaxed than I am? Where is
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These next 2 weeks we will be looking at animal studies. “This exercise was first introduced by Lee Strasberg as part of the actor's training. It is taught today to acting students as an essential tool toward a deeper physical characterization of a role. The exercise consists in the exact reproduction of an animal's behaviour:
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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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