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Lesson overview:Pace, pause and tone

  • Read monologue / scene and explore the given circumstance, interpretation and motivation of the character in the scene. Demonstrate a few lines for annotation for eye contact, proxemics and movement. Act monologue / scene out focusing on use of movement to communicate meaning to the audience.
  • Read monologue / scene and explore the given circumstance, interpretation and motivation of the character in the scene. Demonstrate a few lines for annotation for eye contact, proxemics and movement. Act monologue / scene out focusing on use of movement to communicate meaning to the audience.

Objective: to understand how, as actors, we can use eye contact, proxemics and movement to bring a character from a script to life and successfully communicate their character to an audience. Students will have the opportunity to add more terminology to their growing 'toolbox' of physical and vocal skills.

Content guidance

Physical activity required.

Supervision Level

Adult supervision recommended.