FAQ's for Student Directors
at Art Center





Oh No! CAN I RE-CAST? ?
an example of Re-Casting


OBJECTIVES:

OBJECTIVES & ACTIONS DEFINED
and very helpful ways to phrase them
when working with actors

How (well-implemented) objectives
can change pacing, focus & truthfulness

ISSUES THAT ARISE:

PROTECTING YOUR ACTORS
Don't let one actor direct or comment on another's performance!


**How to guide the ACTOR's/CHARACTER's FEELINGS

How to communicate with the actor to create a
RICH EMOTIONAL CHORD vs. a ONE NOTE "idea" of a Feeling

Also - using 'Story Arc', 'Character Arc', Objectives, Intentions, & 'Interior Monologues' to help guide the actor to TELLING YOUR STORY

PRESS HERE FOR ALL THIS

SUBSTITUTION & PERSONALIZATION


Working with PHYSICALITY:

How do I work more with helping the actor create
relationship & especially physicality?

This includes a report of a first rehearsal in which the student director naturally
did some techniques & strategies that are particularly effective.

I NEED SEXUAL CHEMISTRY!!!

Another Physical Exercise considered after see those particular actors
A Pillow Fight



Physical Comedy & Farce


(more added as time & energy permit)



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