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  • Moulin Rouge Film Analysis

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    features of film production, which essentially means “visual theme” (Wikipedia). When applied to film, mise-en-scene means the various things that are involved before the camera and its arrangement which includes the following: composition, sets, props, actors, costumes and lighting (Wikipedia). The sets for this production were mainly just a set of Paris. Moulin Rouge’s Paris was a digital creation that started as a series of Photoshop collages that were used to then build a digital Paris. The digital

  • The World Of The Theatre

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    In the world of the theatre there are two sides of the curtain, the light and the dark or as most call them, actors and technicians, and together they create a magnificent experience for people anywhere to enjoy. The actors and technicians jobs spoken of are part of a high school theatre or amateur theatre, not professional where the jobs are much more difficult and complicated. Actors are the face of a performance, while the technicians are the support system in the background. During a single scene

  • Road to Stardom: The Life of the Rich and Famous

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    a very educational and important part of the career. The history of acting first started in ancient Greece . At the early Greek festivals the actors, directors, and drama were all the same person. Later only three actors could be used in each play, after sometime, non-speaking roles were allowed to perform on stage. Because of the limited number of actors allowed on-stage, the chorus evolved into a very active part of Greek theatre. Though the number of people in the chorus is not clear, the chorus

  • Acting Career

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    Works Cited “An Acting Career.” “Actors.” Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2004-2005 Edition. 27 January 2005. . “Careers in Acting” 1 February 2005. . Moore, Dick. Opportunities in Acting Careers. Chicago: Career Horizons, 1999. 6-7. Yehling, Carol. Careers in Focus: Performing Arts. Chicago: Ferguson, 2003. 5-13. “OPENING NIGHT… …IT’S OPENING NIGHT! IT’S MAX BIALYSTOCK’S LATEST SHOW. WILL IT FLOP OR WILL IT

  • Seventeenth Century Natural Acting

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    through the standard accounts of seventeenth-century acting, observers display the same desire to believe in the fictions of the actors as their twentieth-century counterparts. Webster said of "An Excellent Actor" that "what we see him personate, we think truly done before us" ("An Excellent Actor," 1615, in Overbury's The Wife) An anonymous elegy on the death of the famous actor Richard Burbage (d.1619) recalls, Oft have I seen him leap into a grave Suiting the person (which he seemed to have) Of

  • Shakespeare. To Be? Or Not To Be?

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    Shakespeare did exist and the other arguing that he did not. After careful research on both sides of the debate it is clear that Shakespeare is real. To begin, all the information based on Shakespeare has informed others that he was not only a writer but an actor, and a shareholder in different theater companies. Additionally, in 1610 his company changed the Globe Theaters location from outdoors to indoors. This had both a positive and negative effect on the plays. Since the theater was so small and tightly

  • Soliloquy Madness in Hamlet

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    A soliloquy, as defined by the Mariam-Webster Online Dictionary, is “a long, usually serious speech that a character in a play makes to an audience and that reveals the character's thoughts.” Soliloquys are often used in plays to clarify how a specific character(usually the protagonist) feels. Some of the speeches show a lesson learned and others are simply used to add to the play’s intensity. William Shakespeare’s Hamlet Includes many soliloquys made by the main character Prince Hamlet who throughout

  • No Magic in William Shakespeare’s Words

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    being introduced every fortnight. Alterations were made constantly, as overworked actors added or transposed lines from others of the twenty roles they were performing at the same time, scenes were added to allow time for costume changes, or the censors required line or plot changes. The author, or one of the authors who each had written an act or parceled out scenes from the outlines play, or perhaps one of the actors or another playwright was on hand during the rehearsal process to make emendations

  • Pauls Case

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    entered the theater through the backstage door and the actors are coming off stage and walking up the steps to the dressing rooms. The first shot is of Paul looking up at the actors and talking to them. The camera shot is a bird eye view of Paul looking up at the actors. He looks up to the actors and feels they are better then everyone. They are the best of the best and Paul wants to be like them. Then the scene switches to an ants view of the actors. This symbolizes the fact, that they are high class

  • If you were directing the play "a view from a bridge" what

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    If you were directing the play "a view from a bridge" what advice would you give to the actor playing Eddie about his character? Use quotations and close reference to the text. "A view from a bridge" is a play with five main characters. Eddie and Beatrice are married whilst they adopt Catherine, who is Eddie's niece. Marco and Rudolfo are their cousins who come to stay from Sicily. They are both illegal immigrants. A situation in the play occurs where Eddie becomes possessive of Catherine