drama

 

     A normal view of people in dramatic situations.
 
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     Main thrust of drama is to move people.

     Drama of the moment:

know your next move.

     You have to recognize the moments, they are the lifeblood of drama.

know what is right.

     Learn the dramatic clock: something's are worth 20 seconds, 5 seconds, etc.

     How to plan the scene from what is happening. Find the conflict. Every scene look for two guys in a ring.

1.      There are a lot of ass-holes out there who think acting is all about it being real. It's not about it being real, anymore than painting is being about it being real. You have to look at a scene dramatically. What is the drama in this scene? It's not about just being up there and looking relaxed and real. How to plan the scene from showmanship point of view. What should it do to the audience?

     All drama is foreplay, once you get to the screwing, it's over. Screwing is the end.

     Plan the shape of scene; don't be repetitious. Simple not busy, tell the story. Actors wit.

     Key to drama is difficulty. Secret of drama is difficulty.

  1. Secret of all drama: move people.
  2. All drama is foreplay. Screwing is the end.
  3. Are people in difficult situation.
  4. Aware of what to do to audience. Know how to move the audience.
  5. Between drama and comedy: Comedy doesn't appeal to the emotion, but appeals to sense.
  6. Comedy and drama both build on difficulty.
  7. Difficulty don't let guy get over difficulties.
  8. Don't be ashamed of image of language. Manner of walk and behavior. Don't die too quickly. A struggle that goes on, so that audience has to endure. Drama is deeply moved. Tragedy is the pit of all suffering, there is no more.
  9. Don't go narrative line, that's how to approach drama.
  10. Drama and Comedy: First creditability, even Farce.
  11. Drama appeals to the emotion.
  12. Drama comes out of difficulty.
  13. Drama doesn't have to be deathly serious. Comedy doesn't have to be completely hilarious.
  14. Drama: one person move at a time, wait for one to stop.
  15. Drama has to be a retort.
  16. Drama have complete control, audience can laugh. To make them feel, just not to amuse.
  17. Drama is based on difficulty.
  18. Drama is difficulty, held by emotionalism.
  19. Drama: is people in difficult situation.
  20. Drama is suppose to move the audience emotionally.
  21. Drama: look real.
  22. Drama of scene: (is he going to kill his wife?)
  23. Drama: Objective is difficulty for characters.
  24. Drama - one person move at a time, wait for one to stop.
  25. Drama: plan the shape; don't be repetitious.
  26. Drama should not get "chuckles."
  27. Drama: to feel. Comedy: to amuse them.
  28. Drama: To make you feel, move you.
  29. Dramatically interesting.
  30. In a drama: Humor of scene: (ways to put down woman.)
  31. In drama there can be a good deal of comedy.
  32. In comedy people can react to things together, but not in drama.
  33. In drama you have to make the audience feel, not the actor feel.
  34. Look real.
  35. Main thrust of Drama is to make audience feel.
  36. Make people feel.
  37. Melodrama: over baked drama.
  38. Normal view of people, style is most important thing to learn.
  39. Objective is difficulty for characters.
  40. Plan the shape; don't be repetitious.
  41. Play drama with a lower voice, not way up.
  42. Recognize the moments, they are the lifeblood of drama.
  43. Secret of all drama: move people.
  44. Simple not busy, tell the story. Actor's wit.
  45. Take your time, let audience get into your head. Use sense of timing, inner ear.
  46. That is understanding the drama You're not thinking camera.
  47. The last moment, don't play the end.
  48. There are absolute moments of drama tempered by the style of comedy.
  49. Understanding the drama.
  50. Unexpected: secret of good drama.
  51. What is the difficulty? Drama look for the basic drama.
  52. When approaching drama and comedy you must interest the audience right off. Dynamic. Even comedy, something grab the audience. Audience wants to see suffering. Yes. I have been there, a world for audience to come into.
  53. When people do things in unison, it's funny, that is why you avoid it in drama.
  54. Act III resolve what everything the audience should know. Look for the selfish motive. What is the drama in scene? How to plan the scene from what is happening. Find the conflict. Every scene look for two guys in a ring.
  55. If you succeed too well in your mask, there is no drama.
  56. In drama there can be a good deal of comedy.
  57. Know dramatic interest: lack of connection between the two.
  58. Look for the basic drama.
  59. Unexpected: secret of good drama.
  60. Not sufficient difficulty, it lacks drama. If you don't have sufficient difficulty, it lacks drama.
  61. Play drama with a lower voice, not way up.
  62. Playing serious, if chuckle, don't pause, so joke areas don't work. Audience gets the hint.
  63. Problem with scene: drama is supposed to effect the audience, feel for these people.
  64. Rule in comedy: Rule of 3's, third time is of variation. Also in drama.
  65. When approaching drama and comedy you must interest the audience right off. Dynamic. Even in comedy, you have to have something grab the audience. Audience wants to see suffering. "Yes, I have been there", a world for audience to come in to.
  66. The difference between a drama and Modern Tragedy. Big question asked many times: modern tragedy is to fall from great height all central characters die, no way out of dilemma. Has to be done in stylized manner.
  67. Tragedy has to go beyond drama. Tragedy has to bring on emotionally more than drama, it has to bring catharsis. This has got to be an enormous impact on the audience. The audience has to feel disemboweled at the end of the play. That is what tragedy has to achieve. And drama only has to move the audience.
  68. Tragedy is classical, otherwise if you try to make it look real, it is a drama.
  69. When approaching drama and comedy you must interest the audience right off. Dynamic. Even in comedy, you have to have something grab the audience. Audience wants to see suffering. "Yes, I have been there", a world for audience to come in to.
  70. When people do things in unison, it's funny, that is why you avoid it in drama.
  71. Melodrama: over baked drama.
  72. You can't play comedy unless you know drama.

  1. Secret of comedy, like drama, is difficulty.
  2. Choice emotion for drama then go it higher for comedy.
  3. Drama and comedy: First creditability, even farce.
  4. Key to comedy is to have difficulty like in drama, but even greater. The greater the difficulty, the funnier. (The man is delicate.)
  5. In drama don't do things in unison. In comedy you can.
  6. Comedy is not a light matter: Emotions are bigger even than drama. Create difficulty.
  7. Comedy, like drama, is difficulty.

"In the end, it can't look like acting."

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