Michael Kirby's A Formalist Theatre PDF

By Michael Kirby

ISBN-10: 0812280555

ISBN-13: 9780812280555

Michael Kirby provides a penetrating glance a theater idea and research. His strategy is analytically accomplished and versatile, and nonevaluative. Case reviews exhibit this special approach and checklist performances that in a different way will be lost.

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This perceptual continuity structure of a performance may be diagrammed by a series of parallel lines of various lengths. Each line would represent the persistence in awareness of a particular ptlysical element; their simultaneity or overlapping as well as their internal continuity would indicate how the performance was held together. Continuity structure: mental Psychological continuity-the continuous presence of a mental rather than a physical or perceptual element-also structures segments of extended time.

ACTING NOT-ACTING Nonmatrixed Performing Symbolized Matrix Received Acting Simple Acting Complex Acting The simplest acting is that in which only one element or dimension of acting is used. Emotion, as we have seen, may be the only area in which pretense takes place. Or, as in the mirror exercise, only an action such as putting on ajacket may be simulated. Other acting exercises attempt to isolate various aspects of acting, and they are proof that behavior, which is complex, can be broken down into simple units.

It is force or energy moving through the water that we identify as a wave. In the same way, energy or force may be seen to move through events that are causally linked, making a larger action. This energy or directional force seems to be the basis for Aristotle's concept of an action that is imitated by a plot. Plot is a causal sequence, and the action flows through it. Although continuity of action and action momentum are not identical concepts, there is some relationship between them. An action may persist for some time with little or no momentum.

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