mustn't louse up the joke with physical
"business" that distracts the audience.
Actors have a tendency to love moments, business and gestures.
just invent business, but must have timing, technique and find motivation.
is the audience reacting at this point. Further
business will not work: Start out with emotion
(terror) and objective (to not lose her) this will
suggest what the actor does. Director likes it or
enhance it, that's all. Director thinks in results. Actor has to make it happen.
this industry has to be ruthless, selfish, aware of everything that is going on.
"In the end, it
can't look like acting."