Directors are responsible for helping actors perform according to the script or plan. Some directors choose to be involved to the point of requesting specific movements, facial expressions, and gestures.
Video productions beg for more visual stimulation than is usually available in a live public speech. Video audiences are accustomed to a steady stream of visual stimulation beyond the talking head.
Project and Pre-Production Deadlines:
Is Copyright and Permissions getting in the way of educating?
What to do when THE SHOW MUST GO ON.
My last article talked about the value of a child’s voice in education. The question that arises next is just how a child’s voice can be found. There are some recommendations available for starters.
School administrators can readily remember a time when television was the primary source of family entertainment each evening, and viewing choices were limited to three networks. In little more than decade, the communications landscape has changed so radically that such a notion seems like it was ages ago.
Acting will often be required in student productions. Learing by acting is a powerful method of instruction. Student actors must understand on an intellectual level lthe content of the performance and connect emotionally to their characters, who are set in a time, place, and social context.
As I listened to the principle describe the challenges she and her K-8 school faced in the coming school year, I was disheartened— and at the same time energized.