traps

 

             Actors fall into traps of scene. Self pity entered scene, it turns audience off. Avoid self pity, it is as dangerous as trying to be cute.

           Recognize traps of scenes when they are there, so you know how to avoid them.

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     Built in traps: actors fall into them.

     Trap of material:

this scene is monotony.
both played antagonists.
playing the end at start.
no conflict in the scene.
being cute.
self pity.
that it is a sentimental scene.
understanding of the period of the story.

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