THE GAMEPLAN

Unit 3 — Deep­en­ing Your Connection

Outcome:

You will be able to con­nect on cue with a simple, solid approach to chan­ging the other actor every time! 

You will also learn:
  • How to build excit­ing exchanges in Shakespeare, remov­ing the ‘stiff­ness’ from the dialogue

  • How to recog­nise and raise the emo­tion­al stakes in Shakespeare 

You will find the following video links and resources for this month by scrolling down this page to the bottom, please watch and practice at your convenience:

Watch all videos — Gameplan Unit 3

4 Required Steps

  • Watch the ‘Com­plete Actor’s Toolkit ‘ – Module 2 – video 2 – Play­ing an action
  • Watch the ‘Com­plete Actor’s Toolkit ‘ – Module 2 – video 3 – Connection
  • Watch the ‘Owning Shakespeare’ – Module 2 – video 2 – Stichomythia
  • Watch the ‘Owning Shakespeare’ – Module 2 – video 3 – Stakes and Text Tennis

To offi­cially com­plete each lesson & unlock the next unit and Self Tape Challenges:

  • Com­plete the lesson in one sit­ting (tim­ings are stated on each video — allow ten extra minutes for prac­tic­al play on each one)
  • Please watch each lesson right to the very end

Complete Actors Toolkit — Module 2 (continued)

Lesson 2: Play­ing an action (15.05)

Down­load lesson notes: Module 2 Lesson 2

Lesson 3: Con­nec­tion (12.04)

Owning Shakespeare — Module 2 (continued)

2. Sticho­mythia (12.29)

Down­load lesson notes: Module 2 Lesson 2

3. Stakes and Text Tennis (15.29)

Down­load lesson notes: Module 2 Lesson 3