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The Role of the Actor in the Industry There is not one precise route to becoming an actor but there is a common direction most aspirant actors take. Training for an actor can be acquired in numerous ways. An actor could be trained academically, through studio schools or through pure experience. The young actors’ career will undoubtedly begin with pure experience through small scale performances. The small scale performances could take place through school, outside social clubs or other children’s...

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An Actors Tools

Actors utilise many tools in order to successfully convey ideas to an audience. There are many techniques an actor must possess in order to convey their ideas to the audience. These include physicality, focus, characterisation and improvisation. Actors use these techniques to improve their improvisation skills and improve the quality of their performance. In the workshops conducted during class, students focused on improving these techniques in order to maintain a satisfactory performance. Physicality...

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Actor and Cinema

It has a significant role in shaping and molding his life. The actors and actresses become the role models particularly for the younger generations. Films, it is said, provide a mirror to our lives. They reflect the hopes, aspirations, frustrations and contradictions of society. Cinema has different meanings for different people. It is a lucrative business for the producers and financers. It is a source of good earnings for the actors and actresses. For artists and directors, it is merely a form...

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Actor and Hamlet

because Hamlet wanted to |"Hamlet Text and Translation - Act III, Scene II." eNotes - Literature | |whipped for o’erdoing |how some actors over act during the play. In |convey his message through the real acting in |Study Guides, Lesson Plans, and More. November 03, 2010. | |Termagant (III,ii,14) |these lines, Hamlet is forbidding actors from |the play that would force Claudius to tell the |. | | |overdoing their role throughout...

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Actor Audience Relationship

Actor Audience Relationship In my most honest opinion, I believe the ideal actor audience relationship is something that transcends the normal criteria for a performer/audience relationship. It can be a passive or active relationship, for both types fulfill their purpose-creating emotional stimuli- on some level. There is an unspoken, unseen connection between those in the seat and those in the stage. Both viewer and actor feed off each other, whether it is the subtle shedding of a tear from the...

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Are Professional Athletes and Actors Overpaid

April 13, 2014 English Composition 2 Argument Essay Are Professional Actors and Athletes Overpaid? In this essay I will explore a much debated topic in this country pertaining to the undeniable fact that professional actors and athletes overwhelmingly get paid much higher than the average American. As any highly debated topic, there are always arguments and viewpoints from both sides of the spectrum. Like many Americans, for entertainment I thoroughly enjoy watching both film and professional...

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Voice and Movement for Actors

As an actor, your body and your voice are your tools. An actor needs to control both their body and voice in just the right way in order to make their performance believable. Although it is sometimes thought that voice and movement are very different things and therefore should be kept separate, in truth they are very much connected and both need to come together for a great performance. A lot can be said about movement in acting. ‘One must stand up straight.’, “One must make all movements large...

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Are Actors and Proffesional athletes overpaid

ARE ACTORS AND PROFESSIONAL ATHLETES OVERPAID? I am a huge fan of the entertainment industry. I believe it takes a lot of skill and tact to do what they do and I also strongly know that professional actors and athletes are not overpaid. My reasons are: Firstly, there are certain roles actors and actresses play in movies depending on the genre of such movies. For instance, if an actor or an actress is having a play a sexual role, he or she will have to be paid...

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why i want to be an actor

had the two disk collectors edition so there was plenty of documentaries and special features so I could watch how the movie was made, from how the did the stunts to the actors audition and then how the actors prepared for the role. At that point in time I decided thats what I want to do when I got older, I wanted to be an actor. From then on I started watching movies every chance I could, I would watch the movie then I would watch how they made it and then i would watch the movie again but this...

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Age of the Actor Has Long Gone

The age of the actor has long gone: we are now in the age of stage effects’ We have moved towards more modernised performances, but this does not necessarily mean ‘the age of the actor has long gone.’ It means audience members now expect more from the performance, rather than just rely on the actor as they did in Elizabethan times. Still in our 21st century, we would not like to go to a play whereby the actors are poor at acting likewise an Elizabethan audience would not like that either. The...

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