How to Act: Lessons on Acting Techniques
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How to Act: Lessons on Acting Techniques

So, this is a series on how to act, using varying techniques and styles. Method acting, emotional, and musical technique
3.0 (19 ratings)
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Created by L J
Published 12/2010
English
How to Act: Lessons on Acting Techniques
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So, this is a series on how to act, using varying techniques and styles. Method acting, emotional, and musical techniques will be discussed, as well as specific skills that an actor should develop. Additionally, exemplars of good and bad acting with references to film and theater, as well as other performing arts, will be talked about so as to enable the learner to experience more of the dramatic genre, as well as see real-life examples of the techniques discussed.

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My First Section
4 Lectures 01:29
Quick tutorial on getting in your character's head.
Getting Emotional
01:00

A lesson on the origins of Method acting with some background, some key principles, a discussion of the stereotypes of Method acting, some famed Method users, and ways you can apply Method acting to your performance.
Method Acting 101
12 pages

Mini-Lecture #2 The best advice I can ever give is to relax and let your emotions take over. Let yourself get completely caught up in the character. Its better to become them, and have to go through the process of detaching from them, than to overact or not understand your role fully. It takes time…

RELAX
00:29

A few handy tips/tricks on production of plays or musicals, and things you can do to ensure the best rehearsal and show season possible.

On Stage: Plays/Musicals, and What Makes You a Good Stage Actor
9 pages
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L J
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