Acting Essays

  • Acting Admission Essay

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    experience of acting while also being surrounded by fellow Actors whom I can learn and grow with also and in an environment that is full of creative industry people. I wish to study and have 100% heart and soul into the course so much that I can feel myself not only growing as an Actor but as a person as well. My Desired study field is Acting for Film & Television, the reason I chose this field is to further my studies in film and television acting, I have learnt a lot of stage acting and technical

  • Acting Career Research Paper

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    Acting as a career involves more than just performing in movies. Working actors perform in live theater productions, at theme parks, in commercials and on television shows. As actors start their careers, many work multiple jobs, such as working as extras in films or TV, to support themselves financially. While many actors live in large metropolitan areas, such as Los Angeles or New York, production companies all over the U.S. hire actors on a regular basis. Travel is often necessary, and competition

  • College Admissions Essay: The Path To Success

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    The Path to Success As a performer the most common question I am asked is why? Why did I choose acting? Why did I get involved with theater ? Why is performing such a thrill? Throughout the years my response has always remained the same, because it is my passion. Although cliche it was the truth and nothing but the truth. After being apart of the performance world for so long, theater became apart of me; infact for a while it was my whole identity. It was not until one day when my answer was challenged

  • Melanie Lynskey Research Paper

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    “The interesting thing about acting is using all your own stuff and having some kind of personal catharsis while you're working.” Melanie Lynskey said this about her work as an actor. Melanie is a prolific actress and has been for many years, and over these years, she has had the good fortune of creating worlds so vivid that the audience is able to have a cathartic experience. This to me feels like a great privilege, she is able to provide people with something that they desperately need: a release

  • The Glass Menagerie Relationship Between Actor And Spectator Essay

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    In this essay, the relationships between the dramatic character, actor and spectator will be the focus, as well as the role of the dramatic character, actor and spectator in plays that uses metadramatic techniques to represent the fictional world. To illustrate some of these relationships and roles, I will use examples from Tennessee Williams' The Glass Menagerie. Bogatyrev (1938) refers to the most important aspect of the relationship between the dramatic character, actor and spectator is that

  • Awakenings Movie Review Essay

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    Jannele Nicole C. Ronario B.S. Pharmacy 1-1 Mrs. Peggy Anne Movie Critique of “Awakenings” Written by: Steven Zaillian Directed by: Penny Marshall The Year the Movie, “Awakenings” was shown in 1990. The title of the movie is: “Awakenings” was a 1990 American drama film. It was based on a true story of a Neurologist Oliver Sacks that portrayed by Robin Williams as Dr. Sayer that directed by Penny Marshall. The film “Awakenings” was a hit film in 1990 and an award winning drama movie. The

  • Nicki Minj Dress Analysis

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    I have chosen a picture of the celebrity Nicki Minaj and this essay will investigate the codes, conventions, signs, ideology and discourse of her image. I will analyse her dress code and the meanings behind her choice of outfit. The codes and conventions are the visual cues of dress code and the codes communicate meaning behind what is worn. This also shows what kind of message Nicki Minaj is portraying and what her clothes symbolise (O’ Shaughnessy and Stadler 2008:31). Clothes tell us about who

  • Lysistrata Play Review Essay

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    Lysistrata is a Greek comedy written by Aristophanes in 411 B.C. The version of Lysistrata that I have chosen to direct was translated by Charles T. Murphy in 1957. Murphy’s interpretation of the comedy illustrates story of Lysistrata’s devotion to end the Peloponnesian War in a new, contemporary approach. If I were to direct this play, I would aim for the audience to not only understand the plot, but also learn from the performance and leave talking about my artistic adaptations of the comedy. In

  • Summary: Fiddler On The Roof

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    Nicki Camberg January 2017 Costume Design Period 6 Final Project Fiddler on the Roof is a musical with music by Jerry Bock and lyrics by Sheldon Harnick. It is based on a book, Tevye and his Daughters (or Tevye the Dairyman), originally written in Yiddish in 1894 by Sholem Aleichem about Jewish life in Russia at the turn of the 20th century. In the late 1950s, a musical based on these stories, called Tevye and his Daughters, was produced Off-Broadway by Rodgers and Hammerstein. It was originally

  • KB Delta Scholarship Essay

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    Acting has always been more than just a passion for me. It is a powerful medium through which I aspire to inspire and make a positive impact on others' lives. The KB Delta Scholarship holds immense significance for me as it not only provides financial assistance but also recognizes the potential of aspiring young people to create change. Acting possesses a unique ability to touch hearts, challenge perspectives, and ignite empathy. As an actor, I aim to use my craft to tell stories that resonate with

  • Compare And Contrast Essay On Into The Woods

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    not bring you all the joy you hoped for. Which production is better? The stage production is better for multiple reasons. There are three things that make the stage production better than the movie starting with, the stage production is funnier, the acting and singing is better, and you feel like you are actually part of the play. The actors and actresses seem to have made more jokes on stage, rather than in the movie. Throughout the stage production the actors and

  • I Hate Hamlet Play Analysis

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    so three was a good amount to have on without it getting too crowded. The actors interacted with each other very informally, which in my opinion was great. This showed a very natural emotion and it made it seem like the characters were not really acting, but using real expressions. The scene where emotion was most natural was when Gary, one of Andrew’s agents, begged him to take a television gig for an insane amount of money. When Rally said no, Gary went crazy. She was crying and begging him to

  • Margret Feury: Sleeping Disor

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    activities such as acting in the case of Mrs.Fuery. This made created a huge derailing of her career. When these attacks happened, she was in danger of hurting herself and others. She may have been diagnosed around the age of 25. That is around the age that people discover that they have narcolepsy. That is also the prime years for an actor. At that time, she was still working on Broadway as an actor. This sudden change in life style was probably one of the reasons why she left the acting business and

  • The Play 39 Steps

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    the most important in this particular play is the acting. The actors are good at adapting from one role to the next and switching accessories quickly. The different use of British and other accents in a stereotypical but serious way. The director attempts to make the play successful by bringing everything to life and using the actors to do everything in a smooth and funny matter. The performers do bring the play to life and comedy with their acting skills their over the top and eccentric performances

  • Examples Of Insane In Hamlet

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    Hamlet is a very confusing character in the story Hamlet. In this story Hamlet is acting as an insane person towards typical people. This is very debatable because, Hamlet is a person who switches on and off being an insane or sane person. There is many evidence that proves that Hamlet is not actually an insane person. Hamlet is a sane person because of the actions he takes. He is an intelligent person. He is a person who thinks about his actions. Another idea is he thinks like a wise person. Even

  • Comparing Dr. Mike Mikulics's Of Mice And Men

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    Douglas Vermeeren from ReliablePlant states that “roughly 70 percent [of people] fail to achieve [their] goals” due to lack of motivation as well as being incapable of overcoming obstacles (Vermeeren). The high-school play Of Mice and Men directed by Dr. Mike Mikulics presents George and Lennie, the two protagonists, who failed to achieve their goal of purchasing a piece of land because of encountering problems at the ranch they worked at. The director illustrates that some dreams are nearly impossible

  • Theatrics Of Grit

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    thought about what goes on behind the scenes of your favorite movie or play? First, there are three things that you need to know about acting. Nearly every actor you have ever seen started their career on a small stage. Many movies are adapted from stage plays, and many books are adapted into stage plays. A lot goes on behind the scenes, so here are three ways that acting requires grit with perseverance, passion and F.E.A.R. First, one must be perseverant to act. To begin, one must have perseverance

  • Jackie Chan Role Model

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    where people can buy the best films acted by famous individuals in the industry. However, just like any other acting career, martial arts have evolved significantly since the 1970s. Nowadays, Kung Fu movies and martial arts attract millions of viewers in the entire world. Skillful actors in the industry have hugely impacted the growth and popularity of martial arts in the world. Their acting is exceptional, and they have been consistent for many years. Below is a detailed

  • Heavenbound Play Analysis

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    TeMera Evans Production Response for HeavenBound THE 120-07 Tuesday 10:00-11:15 The play was an interesting experience. It was the third complete production with acting that I have seen. I believe it was a gospel stage play. It is titled Heavenbound. The play was written, directed, and produced by Don B. Welch and was performed at Wilshire Ebell Theatre. I enjoyed myself for for almost the entire play with very few exceptions. The production had a well put together storyline and was very funny, conveying

  • When Calls The Heart Character Analysis

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    Daryl Shuttleworth can best be described as a magnificent character actor who, regardless of the size of his role, always immerses himself fully into his work. He has a great respect for the art of acting, and his experience includes everything from stage, to screen, and then some. On the Hallmark network, he has been featured in recent years in both When Calls the Heart and Cedar Cove, but if you examine his list of credits, you might be surprised at how many times you may have seen him without