order of importance


     Order of Importance


1. author

Author is the star: play of words. Author gives story, character, dialogue. Actor gives it life.

2. audience

Entertain the audience. Key to play. Most important character is the audience.

3. actor

What does it have to do to the audience, what should it accomplish? Actor has all the judgment, not the director.

4. director

Does scene do what the story requires? Director is an observer. A series of variations from actor. Director picks one.

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