Playing comedy is difficult, much more so than most amateurs think. A starting place is to understand some "rules" of comedy. While rules are made to be broken, they need to be known before they can be "ignored." In William Ball's book A Sense of Direction, Ball identifies some of the rules or tenets ..
Arts Conference 2005: Comedy: Serious Business
by Rod Armentrout
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Arts Conference 2005
June 14-17 2005
Breakout Session - Drama and Dance
Characters in amateur theatre are often ill-defined and non-compelling. Actors frequently don't have the tools necessary to develop characters that are three-dimensional and grounded in reality. This breakout ..
Arts Conference 2005: Exploring Character
Arts Conference 2006: An Actor's Process: Exploring Character Development
Characters in amateur theatre are often ill-defined and non-compelling. Actors frequently don't have the tools necessary to develop characters that are three-dimensional and grounded in reality. Focus on a series of practical questions designed to assist actors and directors in fleshing out well-defined, ..
Arts Conference 2007: An Actor's Process: Exploring Character Development
This is a contemporary retelling of the moments before Jesus' reinstatement of Peter. Experience first hand what it might have been like among Jesus' disciples with this awesome, soul-searching storya conversation between "Pete," "John," and "Tommy," as they respond to a fishing incident involving ..
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What would life have been like if they hadn't run into Jesus? This creative 3-person drama tells three stories about life-changing encounters with Jesus. A leper, an adulteress, and a rich young ruler weave together a gripping monologue that is full of emotion and intrigue. If It Weren't For Him is ..
If It Weren't for Him
If It Weren't For Him
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Wendy sits at a make-up mirror preparing to go on stage, running her lines, making sure she looks just right before she faces her audience. But her audience is not in a theatre. Wendy is preparing to go to church. This arresting drama is a fresh look at the modern tendency for Christians to wear masks ..