actor in action

actor act to performances and films in stages -; they are under certain conditions representing artists. Actors cannot manufacture an alienated product in their occupation; they cannot offer anything in their very own work as itself,its body, its voice, its learned being able, her acquired abilities, their personality.

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the art of the theatre actor consists of it, one in manyFigure, which is not identical to its own personality to represent over the duration (possibly lasting several hours) of a performance convincingly for the spectator compiled samples (“truely”) appear genuine to let. The spectator must decrease to the actor (to be able), which it shows.

Of the filmand television actor is demanded to call its representation art up in (usually) short sequences and to set courses of motion point-exactly such as emotions.

Play art is judged dependent on the spirit of the time and is subject to constant change. In silent movie times there was large play art, those with the arising of the Tonfilmsone generic term-oiled. Theatrical representation from the center of the last century, cinematic documented, appears today ridiculous. Artifizielle schauspielerische achievements of the Peking opera or eastern dance theatre remain in the long run incomprehensible for the Central European, because the meaning meanings for Mimik and gesturing are missing.


being astonished

as in other artistic sections gives it also within the range to play (different) ways to the professionalism: over training at Technical High Schools, Berufskollegs, specialized technical, auxiliary schools and other play schools or over a study at an academy of art. Courses of studies: “classical” theatre play, musical, television/new media or Pantomime. There is mandatory intermediate tests and a final examination. A goal is it to get a school-leaving certificate with the certificate the stage-ripe. The courses of studies, which are test modalities and conclusion designations (already due to of theföderalen training system in Germany) most variously. There is also the possibility of occupation-accompanying private instruction. Therefore more to it here.

“Actor” is not legal (how “journalist” for example also) cannons job title. Everyone, that once in a play, a cinema or a television film along, can “actor” has call itself. The straight explosion within the range of the electronic-visual media requires for always new faces for court transmissions, Soaps and similar formats. Since Soaps aim on the recent public, therein hardly still figures occur, those older than 30are; rather massive roles at the play age are written between 14 and 20 into the film scripts. Young persons at this age gained predominantly if necessary schauspielerische experiences in the school theatre. Therefore the Casting boomt - industry, those in aufwändigen actions “types”it looks for, which fit, recent talents that are then gecoacht in such a way particularly by the production companies that they can deliver the demand.

With the theatre and in film and television there are to Statisten/Komparsen and small actors beside the actors still. Statisten/Komparsen“picture fillers” are without text; Small actors are able, a small szenisches play possibly. to take over also little text.


theatre actresses

the procedure of the looking playing appears historical with the change of joint embodiment in ritual ritessimple master companies for individual representing by a selected embodiment specialist. The first actors in early times were the Schamanen. The original actor transfers the task of the switching between individually - human experience and except-individual world to representation for a public. Play is measuring (“”) the world with the measure of the human body (see the term of the Mimesis in the tragedy theory of the Poetik of the Aristoteles), an accomplished play, whose rules reveal themselves in watching. As such it findswithin the interpretation horizon of the respective culture instead of: of realising the myth in the antique one up to handling the experience of splintering of identity in the postmodernism.

The Berufsschauspielertum formed starting from that for 15. Century in Europe from the driving people . In England at the Elisabethani theatre, in France by the Comédie Française and Molière, and in Italy by the COMM dia. dell'arte.

In Germany however only 17 formed starting from that. Century play troops, those thatFollowed model of English groups of moving. They traveled over the country and were socially outlawed as a driving people.

Only by the connection of individual groups to the höfische theatre nature in 18. Century was lifted their social prestige.


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See also

Wikiquote: Actor - quotations
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