This week was a week i really tried to understand our routine of things in this class. This week we hand a lot of different activities to work on. I'm not really a fan of script writing or taking notes but i thought the silent improve on Thursday was definitely interesting. although i get the reason why we look at a topic from different angles such as writing about it, talking about it, etc it sometimes makes me feel overwhelmed i personally would rather learn about something in depth one way rather then be stressed and kind of confused multiple ways. this class definitely is more abstract than a typical structured class that will take some adjusting.
i was a little nervous because my group had opted to in prov. getting up there, being the first was a little nerve racking but overall it was a nice performance. while performing it was a little hard to not laugh but besides that it was fun. after was great because the audience clapped for us, that helped me know i was on the ups as far as performing goes. great experience.
Regarding your Group Mimed Performance: You did not appear confused during your performance. Your next step on stage it connecting your characters thinking "moment-to-moment".
im trying to think of ways i can connect with the audience, so i preparing for that by brainstorming ideas. i will bring physicality by using my hands and body movements to portray the story im telling. i don't mind feedback:)
my character is a teenage girl who has been in a terrible robbery. i will physicalize this character by speaking like a valley girl.
Regarding you Monologue Performance: You had very natural facial expression matched with your text. Additionally you projection was great for the space. How would you physicality have changed if there wasn't a seat? Perhaps more whole body physicality is your next steps for acting exploration.
I think you do very well on your monologue.
My college set my story to be a very city dwelling, vibrant feel. From my college, i set my story to be a poor city boy living in the Ghettos of the city rising up and eventually living in the upper part of the city. This is creating a big city, big dream, glam/ realism vibe. My college has a lot of sky scrapers and a horizon of buildings, lots of vibrant color, as well as glitter for some glam. My college also has some qoutes that speak about beauty from within which i want to show throughout the play. These all will be reflected by the backdrop being a city and showing the division between the two.
Designers convey their thinking in the process of bringing the show to life by incorporating personal ideas and changing things to fit different stages. They also try and make movements as realistic as possible such as a slap obviously they cant actually hit each other but to get this hit right and as realistic as possible they rehearse and make sure from every perspective the hit looks real.
Hearing about the arts definitely was interesting but i still don't plan on taking on an art career.I plan on becoming a psychology major, im preparing by taking phys classes at sac city college during the summer.
no i don't feel extended knowledge is necessary, comedy and tragedy are important because they started a base for theater as well as allowing an escape for the then people of their time.
My experience making and creating the script for the puppet was very tedious but a lot of fun. making the shape of the bird was challenging but doable. the script changed from time to time. overall a great experience.
Regarding your puppet play performance: You asked about your projection. We could hear you, but I was hoping to hear your explore more range in your voice and take on a more "birdlike" quality. I did her inflection reflecting emotional changes, now your next task is to do that in a voice that may not be you "own."
I think when ones persons work is so revolutionary it deserves to be remembered and studied.
Do good on your performance girl! BREAK A LEG! I like the way you put emotion into the way you read your lines and the way that you make it look natural
you acting is great
i think i would've done much better had i not been as nervous. I was a little disappointed in my performance but everything a learning experience. Glad i was able to fail so that i can succeed next time.
Regarding your final scene "American Idol": Your performance was very entertaining for the audience. I appreciated that you took on an accent and distinct swagger for your character. I'm disappointed that the music you chose was riddled with curse words inappropriate for the classroom, but overall you and your group did a great job. Congratulations.
I LOVED MY LAST PERFORMANCE!! honestly the funniest performance ever. everything went as planned. we finished strong i was very pleased.
A conversation about discovery in theatre.