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    Method Acting

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    other than classical acting to achieve their results on-screen or -stage, and many of those actors are method actors. Method acting is a style of acting that encourages emotionally sincere performances. Though it sounds similar to ‘The Method,’ developed by Stanislavski, and while it does originally derive from that same system, method acting was popularized by teachers Lee Strasberg, Stella Adler, and Sanford Meisner. The Lee Strasberg Theatre & Film Institute described method acting as “the (re)experiencing

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    The Art of Acting: A Study of Methods A Research Study I. THE PROBLEM The art of the stage actor is the most subjective, abstract process of all the arts. Musicians, painters, and dancers all have to develop a technique that is rooted in aesthetic tradition and proven by the masters of their fields. Historically, the techniques of great actors have not been expressed in written form, and their performances lost after the moment of their occurrence. There is, of course, a reason for this

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    Acting is an activity that entails an actor or actress adopting the role of a character in order to tell a story. The origin of acting dates back to sixth century BC and is thought by many to be found by a man named Thespis. While performing at a festival, Thespis shocked the audience by reciting the poetry he was sharing as if he were the character who the lines belonged to. He brought the character to life, something no one had ever seen before. Since then, acting has developed into an immense

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    Stanislavsky is the father of today's style of acting. Constantine Stanislavsky (1863-1938) was the innovator for method acting. He changed the process of acting in which actors immerse themselves into their characters as much as possible. He wanted acting to change to a realistic art. Stanislavsky wanted his actors to avoid habitual mannerisms on stage (Worthen, 33). He used a method that includes five techniques to help an actor submerge into their characters. The magic if, re-education, observation

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    Getting Into Character

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    only American actress to study under him. Although, I didn’t identify with all of Stella Adler’s technique’s as a whole as it doesn’t seem to take as in depth of an approach as some of the other acting methods, some of her techniques such as “acting is doing” I found very helpful. When Adler says acting is doing she is referring to how every actor must have a purpose for an action. I found this to be important for me to remember as often I found myself in my scenes doing way more than I needed

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    Psychological Realism was used experimentally in the 19th century to make theatre more useful to society. At the time, the mainstream theatre was still tied up in Melodrama. The type of acting at this time was very much exaggerated, for example, if a character had misplaced their keys or another action that in real life might aggravate someone, an actor in a melodramatic piece would be in hysterics, screaming or crying, extremely exaggerated actions as if someone had died. . The idea of realist theatre

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    The Stanislavsky Method

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    rest of my life. I was ecstatic, on a natural high. Suddenly, I had found my place in the world. As I have gotten older and more experienced, I have learned that acting is not just reciting lines in front of an audience. There is a technique to acting. It is known as the “method”, “method acting”, or the “Stanislavsky method”. The method was created by Konstantin Stanislavsky, a Russian actor, director,producer and founder of the Moscow Art Theatre which opened in 1898. Stanislavsky had many shortcomings

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    1. Chinatown’s theme revolves around corruption and dishonesty. A person regardless of their social standing can be corrupt or dishonest. Throughout the film, Detective Gittes witnesses corruption and dishonesty occurring regardless of a person social standing. Curly, who can represent the lower part of social class standing, is betrayed by his unfaithful wife. Noah Cross, a man with high social standing, uses his wealth in order to steal the water California desperately needs. Noah Cross is willing

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    those who came after them. Elements from Chekhov’s plays have influenced playwrights that preceded him, like the works of Tennessee Williams, who listed that Chekhov had a large effect on his writing. Stanislavsky’s acting system, based on acting truthfully, inspired many other acting systems that are still used today. Realism was a huge movement in the late 1800s to early 1900s. All art forms were influenced by it. Writers, artists, actors and more started taking a more simple direction and tried

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    history via film such as love interests, more appealing action sequences and changing the look of the events to make them more aesthetically pleasing. Hollywood, Historical war films which depict rivalries between nations have been affected by this method with has led to the films not being an honest representation of history. This essay will discuss how historical representation in the films Braveheart, Pearl Harbor and Lincoln has been falsely and honestly depicted to create a more narratively and

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