Basic Acting - Cape TownMonday, 29 February 2016
•An intense learning experience of new techniques in front of likeminded people.
•Total immersion in the craft of acting.
• On-camera training within the first few days.
•Personal strengths and weaknesses will be revealed for character development.
• A professional working atmosphere.
• You will become a better communicator and listener.
•Viewing a role from a different perspective by encouraging you to think outside the box.
•Use of voice = warming up your voice
•How to go to a casting = Preparation for a casting; Translate preparation into an on camera performance; Handling the call back and meeting the client.
•Tools of acting = business; status levels, listing skills, acting vs. reacting
•Character building = Different ways to approach characterization; Exercises aimed at physical and vocal transformation, including a detailed look at mannerisms, speech patterns, posture, gesture and clothing.
•Monologues/Duologues = How to analyze a scene using the following tools: Overall Objective; Scene Objective, Obstacles; Beats and Actions; Place and Fourth Wall; Inner Objects and Doings.
•Textual analysis - Modulation; Improvisation – Structured and Unstructured - as a vehicle for harnessing the power of the imagination, being spontaneous and collaborating with fellow actors.
•Memorizing of lines and blocking.
•The basics of acting technique, including finding motivation and uncovering subtext