method acting

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Noun1.method acting - an acting technique introduced by Stanislavsky in which the actor recalls emotions or reactions from his or her own life and uses them to identify with the character being portrayed
acting, performing, playacting, playing - the performance of a part or role in a drama
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The Youth Theatre's aim is to introduce and involve its members in the dramatic arts with a heavy focus on acting technique, improvisation and physical theatre - a practice which isn't as readily available in extracurricular activity such as dance or musical theatre.
Michael Chekhov's Acting Technique: A Practitioner's Guide
There's an acting technique based on the so-called (Michael) Chekhov discipline, where the physical aspect informs how the mind operates.
[4] Acting chops Studio School students take 26 credits of on-camera acting technique, and Pace students study acting and singing.
The acting technique classes include Shakespeare, scene study, musical theatre, and stage combat.
The group also had acting technique training from Ben Newsome, a London casting director - with more sessions in the pipeline - and special messages of good luck from Darren Day when he heard they were performing Summer Holiday.
Acting technique beyond high school (both in monologues and songs) must be rooted in personal connections to the material, rather than stock responses, stilted movement, and presentational characters.
So inspired is she by the actress that she tries to imitate her acting technique and apply it to her own roles.
This impossible task led me to study many techniques until I finally found Michael Chekhov's acting technique. The particular aspect of the technique, which has to do with the inner working of sound, led me to a new understanding of the relationship between speech, pronunciation, and identity.
s r n d They've been told Nou Camp is an innovative acting technique - and that Drogba invented it.
The word 'theatre' was interpreted widely to cover, for example, activities that go on in theatre buildings, theatrical activities outside theatres, professional and amateur theatre, the business of theatre, stage design, the history of theatre buildings, acting technique, or theatre outside the British Isles that relates directly to the history and technique of the British theatre.