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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 unit by scrolling down this page to the bottom, please watch and practice at your convenience:

Watch all videos – Gameplan Unit 3

4 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