$100

On-Camera Character Development Acting Workshop

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38 Jackson Street STE#206D

Hoboken, NJ 07030

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Character Development Acting Workshop

Tuition: $100

Time : 10:00 AM- 4:00 PM

Address: 38 Jackson Street, Suite #D206, Hoboken NJ 07030

In this popular one day workshop, actors will learn how to create and bring memorable characters to life.

  • Identifying what works in developing character;
  • Effective program implementation and evaluation;
  • Issues in measuring growth and development of character.
  • The workshop will include break-out activities for participants to focus on messages and strategies they can use in pursuing their own programs’ goals.

Generating Characters

  • The fundamentals of character
  • Creating character complexity, history, and plausibility

Bringing Characters to Life

  • The importance of word choice
  • Appearance versus personality
  • Characters observing characters
  • The relationship between setting and character

Character Motivation

  • How to convey character motivation
  • The relationship between plot and character
  • Creating conflict through character

Conveying Emotion

  • Using physical description to convey emotion
  • Using figurative language to convey emotion
  • How word choice helps convey emotion
  • When to use flashback and why

Character Dialogue

  • Finding your character’s voice
  • The uses and misuses of dialogue
  • Tips for formatting and styling dialogue
  • Indirect speech and character thought
  • Cleaning up dialogue problems with the “spoken word” test

Character's point of view

  • Who should speak?
  • Selecting your POV character
  • Consistency: a warning
  • A quick look at types of narration

Special Character Types

  • The bad guys
  • The unsympathetic protagonist
  • Secondary characters
  • Unreliable narrators

How scenes reveal character and further your plot.

Min: 8 seats available for this workshop


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