DUE March 2 (11:59 pm) – After reading and engaging in the articles, videos, interviews and other materials for Module 7 on Acting and comedy: Address one question from each section and post to Blackboard before the deadline. Make sure you engage with critical thought in your responses. If you answer additional questions you may gain…
As you dive into this week’s materials, you’ll explore many aspects of acting (and the evaluation of it), and more writing/evaluation tips.
For your next review you will have three options to select from …
In this module we’ve explored acting in its various forms and the types of actors who are drawn to the arts. Here are several interviews with acting talents for you to explore. You will need to select one a discussion board response post for this module.
Laughter serves as a pain-blocking agent. It distracts attention from pain. It creates (endorphins) and physical changes.
How do you measure something as complex and personal as humour?
Aristotle called humans “the Creature who laughs” – saying that laughter (READ MORE)
The language (or the math) of comedy is something that does not always translate (or calculate) for everyone (READ MORE)
“Acting for film is nothing more than reacting. You react to another person, your environment, or your situation. It’s that easy.” –Earl Owensby, Film producer, director, actor
How does one determine good acting from bad? Learn from the pros … a must for evaluation of acting (READ MORE)
If one was going to try to judge Johnny Depp’s performance in Edward Scissorhands compared to Tom Hanks (READ MORE)