The stanislavski method of acting

Mapa mental del método de Stanislavski

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1. What is it?

1.1. is an approach to acting that was created by Constantin Stanislavski in 19 th century

1.1.1. Was the beginning of real and natural performances

2. analyzing the text

2.1. Begins with the script

2.1.1. The actor should read the given circumstances to find out about his character Must determinate where and when the story takes places, and decide how that affects character.

3. Objetives and units

3.1. Each scene provides particular obstacles and smaller goals, whuch are called units and objectives

3.1.1. The super objetive is the overall objective of the character

4. The magic if

4.1. An actor has to create the ilusion of truth

4.1.1. The actor reviews the script and analyzes the circumstances to ask "what if" The actor makes decisions about how the character might behave in a certain situation

5. Motivation

5.1. the character has a super objective and the actor must ask what is the motivation for this choice

6. Subtext

6.1. is the meaning beneath the line –

6.1.1. is the unspoken communication. It is not expressed but there may be a second intention

7. Observation

7.1. Stanislavski believed that Actors should be keen observers. Through observation,

7.1.1. Actors can understand experiences that they, themselves, may not have gone through by observing people going through it

8. The body as an instrument

8.1. The physical performance of an actor

8.1.1. must make choices about how a character speaks and moves physically They are physical manifestations of the choices an Actor makes.

9. Adaptation

9.1. an Actor must adapt to each situation

9.1.1. the Actor must also adapt to the choices other Actors make you can play with the magic if

10. A word about emotional memory

10.1. The idea is the Actor to explore his personal experiences to find a similar emotion to the one the character is experiencing

10.1.1. Some Actors embrace this idea, Stanislavski noted that it could have a negative psychological effect on Actors because they lose control during a performance, which is counterproductive. While the performance must be realistic, the actors must separate it from its reality.