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Part OneActing exercises
NOTES FOR THE TEACHER OF THE ACTING EXERCISES
FREE DRAWING
COUNTING TO 10
SHOWING, TRYING AND SIMPLY DOING
TWO CHAIRS
TOUCH THE SMALL-OF-THE-BACK TAG
TWO’S COMPANY (THREE’S A CROWD)
SIMPLE SIMON
THE CHALK CIRCLE GAME
CHRISTMAS DAY
TYING THE SHOELACE
THE THIEF AND THE KEYS
BETTY PLUM
WHO WILL BE CHOSEN?
STORY IN A CIRCLE
HE STOOD THERE
SIMULTANEOUS MIRRORS
FILMING THE POTTER
performance
CONNECTING WITH OBJECTS
HIDDEN AGENDAS: DOING, SAYING AND MEANING
THE GHOST EXERCISE, WITH PRIMARY SOURCES
WORKING WITH PHOTOGRAPHS AND PAINTINGS
7Status
GUESS THE STATUS NUMBER
STAYING AT LEVEL 6
RAISING AND LOWERING STATUS
STATUS SEE-SAW
MASTER OF THE SPACE
PECKING ORDER
THE CHALK CIRCLE GAME, WITH STATUS
REVERSED-EXPECTATION STATUS
STATUS LINE-UP
THE DROPPED GAZE
THE SLIDE
NOTES FOR THE TEACHER OF THE EYE-GAZE EXERCISES
THE WOBBLE BOARD
WILLIAM JAMES
THE FALSE SMILE
10Meeting the play
THE FIVE ‘WH’ QUESTIONS
THE SECRET OF THE PLAY
FRENCH SCENES, EVENTS AND UNITS
ASIMPLE AND CONFIDENT START TO A SCENE
WITHIN THE UNIT
11Bringing the text to life
THE POINTING EXERCISE
NOTES FOR THE TEACHER OF THE POINTING EXERCISE
INVISIBLE CHARACTERS
CHARACTERS IN A CIRCLE: THE THREE STATEMENTS EXERCISE
THE GHOST EXERCISE, FOR A SCENE
VISUALISATION
EMOTION MEMORY
IMPROVISING OFF-STAGE SCENES
LEARNING LINES
THE RECEIVING EXERCISE
THE SILENT RECEIVING EXERCISE
SPOKEN RESPONSES
SNOWBALL UNITS
THE WRITING EXERCISE
THREE ASPECTS OF CHARACTER
SUGGESTIONS FOR THE ACTOR’S HOMEWORK ON A ROLE
13Unstrung pearls
TUNNELS
Blips
14Breath
PHRASING
PACE V. SPEED
PICKING UP CUES
BREATHING WITH UNIT CHANGES
15Playing the scene
THE SPACE
MOVEMENT
COMMON MISTAKES
WHAT GOOD ACTING FEELS LIKE
LATER RUN-THROUGHS: SOME IDEAS FOR THE DIRECTOR
Shakespeare
16Shakespeare’s language
THE BLANK VERSE BEAT
PUNCTUATION AND PHRASING
PARAPHRASING
CLASSICAL REFERENCES
THE TELEGRAM, LETTER AND IMAGERY EXERCISE
SHAKESPEARE’S DIRECTIONS TO THE ACTOR
NOTES FOR THE TEACHER OF SHAKESPEARE
for actors
18The four elements
INTRODUCTION
THE FOUR ELEMENTS: THE MOVEMENT VOCABULARY
19Flow
FREE AND BOUND FLOW
THE FALLING AND SAVING IMPROVISATION
NOTES FOR THE TEACHER OF THE FLOW WORKSHOP
THE SIX MAIN DIRECTIONS
OPENING AND CLOSING
MEETING PEOPLE OPEN AND CLOSED
CONSCIOUS CONTROL OF ENERGY INTO SPACE
SIMULTANEOUS AND SUCCESSIVE MOVEMENT
THE SIX EXERCISES
THE SIX EXERCISES WITH SPACE
THE SPACE SCALE
NOTES FOR THE TEACHER OF THE SPACE WORKSHOP
21Time
THE SIX EXERCISES APPLIED TO SPACE AND TIME
RUNNING, STOPPING AND PAUSING
MOVEMENT SENTENCES
NOTES FOR THE TEACHER OF THE TIME WORKSHOP
22Force
LIFTING THE CHAIR
SIX EXERCISES RELATED TO FORCE
MOVEMENT SENTENCES USING THREE ELEMENTS
NOTES FOR THE TEACHER OF THE FORCE WORKSHOP
ATTENTION, DECISION, INTENTION, PRECISION
NOTES FOR THE TEACHER OF THE EIGHT EFFORT ACTIONS
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70091743 Essential Acting

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