list styles

 
 

          Don Richardson created a list of eleven styles for the actor to learn and follow. A style of a film or play does not change. There is no such thing as a comedy-drama or love romance mystery, etc. One style will help you stay in the right key with any scene.

1. drama 4.  classic tragedy 7. science fiction 10. comedy of manners
2. comedy 5.  modern tragedy 8.farce 11. theater of the absurd
3. mystery 6. fantasy 9.black comedy

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