Introduction to analysing acting skills

In this lesson, we will focus on key acting skills and look at how actors use their skills to convey their characters

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.What does analyse mean?

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Q2.What does characterisation mean?

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Q3.Which list contains examples of physical acting skills

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Q4.What does the vocal skill of pace mean?

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Q5.What do a character's facial expressions convey to the audience?

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Quiz:

Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.What does analyse mean?

1/5

Q2.What does characterisation mean?

2/5

Q3.Which list contains examples of physical acting skills

3/5

Q4.What does the vocal skill of pace mean?

4/5

Q5.What do a character's facial expressions convey to the audience?

5/5

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Introduction to analysing acting skills

Don’t worry if you get a question wrong! Forgetting is an important step in learning. We will recap next lesson.

Q1.How many stage positions were there?

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Q2.How did the actor playing Salieri show he was not happy with Mozart?

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Q3.Which position was the piano in on stage?

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Q4.How could we have interpreted Mozart's actions of standing on the piano stool to play the piece of music?

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Q5.How would you describe Salieri's facial expression when Mozart started to embellish the music?

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Quiz:

Introduction to analysing acting skills

Don’t worry if you get a question wrong! Forgetting is an important step in learning. We will recap next lesson.

Q1.How many stage positions were there?

1/5

Q2.How did the actor playing Salieri show he was not happy with Mozart?

2/5

Q3.Which position was the piano in on stage?

3/5

Q4.How could we have interpreted Mozart's actions of standing on the piano stool to play the piece of music?

4/5

Q5.How would you describe Salieri's facial expression when Mozart started to embellish the music?

5/5

Lesson summary: Introduction to analysing acting skills

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