The Application of Performing to Shakespearean Works
The Application of
to Shakespearean Text
* I hardly ever really
believed that performing could, or should for example, be taught.
There is absolutely no concrete way to do something. For some people, the opportunity to do
theatre, also to do it very well comes in a natural way; for others, it generally does not.
I have always placed the conviction that to instruct acting is normally to rob the
art of it's fact, it's beauty.
Over the summertime, I
performed in Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet. I was directed by
someone who seriously made me appreciate the harsh realities of the
"business," yet as well, gave me a deeper
appreciation once and for all theatre, and the strength that goes into
creating it. Through viewing him on level and hearing him, I
have gained innovative insight to my very own potential in acting. I noticed what a
sloppy actor I am, and just how much refinement I desparately required.
I still think that
you cannot teach you to definitely act. However, I know that someone's
inherent acting capabilities could be refined. Nowadays, the kicker here's
how? There should be some kind of common terminology among actors and
directors that works extremely well in maturing theatre techinique. By
developing the machine of , Konstantin Stanislavski does just that. He
produced continuity in the refinement of approach, and therefore allowed
communication that occurs within the acting realm. *
For years I've
unknowingly used various areas of the "method" in my
performing. When my mentor explained to learn Stanislavski's system by Sonia