is not art. Avoid reality.
||is not the answer.
|you have to forget it.
If you present
as reality, it doesn't entertain.
Art is enhancing
What is the reality of this:
(what kind of doctor am I.)
will give up illusions
Job of actors and directors
to recreate a reality, can't fake it, do this
Can't act the size you live. Real is very
dull. Heightened reality, condensed in what is
between reality and theatre:
we are making a mirror image, a painting of something.
If you can't go back to the principle,
you can't go back to reality.
and reality basis in
What is reality?
Always find the unexpected.
it has to be conspired reality. A planned reality is not
organized, it has a ragged
edge, it is not smooth. Actors have to throw in
difficulties, that is the human dilemma. Do everything
organized, because in life
nothing is organized.
won't get you anywhere.
You have to be above the mob, you have to have fire in the
belly. If you carry dullness, you're doomed. Stand-up there and vibrate, forget
reality and just look for the
is not reality, art is selective reality.
- Doesn't smell of reality
- Find the middle ground, anchored in
reality. (Scene lacks spontaneity and
- Have reality, don't make a
- Actors are humans reacting to reality,
where dancers try to be esthetic. So, don't make
pretty pictures as actors.
- Don't think of Farce as just a
series of pieces of business,
underneath it has to have
- Find the moments to sacrifice
the humor for reality.
- Go for reality, then go for
- Humor relies on reality.
Not on actor's thinking of jokes.
- Laurel and Hardy
goofy, but basis in reality.
- Make it all happen in heightened reality.
- Must achieve reality. Joke
sets up, what they are. Tell the story and get the laugh. (Couple of hypocrites.) Joke based on character.
- Only deal actuality. Create a reality.
Can't both be hysterical. Both can't be comedian. (She
is straight to his insanity.)
- Opposites, contradiction of
- Play the situation. The reality
of the situation, the humor will arise from that.
- Shtick should be closer to
- Weird but have reality of
- Constant reminders of reality
in the weirdness.
"In the end, it can't
look like acting."