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- Theatre techniques
Understand techniques that facilitate a successful presentation of a play.
- Follow directions of the artistic director
Follow the instructions of the director while understanding his creative vision.
- Analyse theatre texts
Understand and analyse theatre texts; take an active part in the interpretation of the artistic project; conduct thorough personal research in textual material and dramaturgy.
- Adapt to different roles
Adapt to different roles in a play, regarding the styles, ways of acting and aesthetics.
- Memorise lines
Memorise your role in a performance or broadcast, whether it is text, movement, or music.
- Attend rehearsals
Attend rehearsals in order to adapt sets, costumes, make-up, lighting, camera set up, etc.
- Memorise script
Memorise a set of lines or specific information in order to convey it correctly to a target audience.
- Rehearse with fellow actors
Rehearse lines and acting with fellow actors to be attuned to each other.
- Study roles from scripts
Study and rehearse roles from scripts; interpret, learn and memorise lines, stunts, and cues as directed.
- Rehearse role
Study lines and actions. Practise them before recording or shooting to find the best way to perform them.
- Interact with fellow actors
Perform together with other actors. Anticipate their moves. React to their actions.
- Interpret performance concepts in the creative process
Learn and research a part, in personal and collective research and rehearsal, build an acting performance respecting the concept of the show.
- Attend read-through
Attend the organised reading of the script, where the actors, director, producers, and scriptwriters read the script thoroughly.
- Read scripts
Read a playbook or film script, not only as literature, but identifying, actions, emotional states, evolution of characters, situations, different sets and locations, etc.
- Analyse own performance
Understand, analyse and describe your own performance. Contextualize your work in one or various styles, trends, evolution, etc. Self-evaluate your work in rehearsals and performances.
Speak for an audience with the expression of rhythm and vocal technique. Take care that articulation and voice projection are appropriate to the character or text. Make sure that you are heard without compromising your health: prevent fatigue and vocal strain, breathing problems and vocal cord problems.
Optional knowledge and skillswork with a voice coach edit scripts manage prompt book perform live show professional responsibility lead cast and crew breathing techniques work with an artistic team work in an international environment pronunciation techniques perform stunts analyse a script communicate during show study relationships between characters literary theory
Source: Sisyphus ODB