ONSTAGE

  OPEN POSTURE
 Stop-And-Start acting on stage
 You have to seek critiques - from teacher and from fellow students and from audiences...............
 Get your character's individual rhythm + Character is shown in action
 Find your justification for each moment on stage
 LADDER OF EMOTIONS
FILL IN - IMPROVISE A BIT WITH THE SCRIPT IN PERFORMANCE TO AVOID UNCOMFORTABLE SILENCES

  Entrance - Exit - find your justification
 Hair must be kept away from the face.
 WARNING - GAP BETWEEN WHAT YOU SHOW IN REHEARSAL AND THE PERFORMANCE
 'ACCIDENTS' ONSTAGE - Suppose you drop something or your costume gets undone or a drink is spilt.
 

HANDS AND FEET

  HANDS - No UHMs - UNNECESSARY HAND MOVEMENTS
  Do not hold anything in your hands for long.
  Never - never - put your hands to your face
  FEET - no wandering!
 
 

SPEECH

 VOICE - beware the 'falling ending'
 Speech problems - here is the 'voice doctor'
 Dialect (and American plays)
 
 

BEFORE ENTERING ON STAGE

 THE MOMENT BEFORE (= the moment before you arrive on stage)
 
 

See BEFORE THE PERFORMANCE BEGINS - REHEARSAL AND PREPARATION

 

 

 

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