Realism - How Much Do You Remember?

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Realism - How Much Do You Remember?

Realism - following melodrama - pioneered by Stanislavski (the man and his method). Let's see how much you remember from Year 11 Drama!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Realism seeks to create a mirror like reflection of society and 'real life'.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    The following are all techniques developed by Stanislavski - Observation -Imitation - Limitation
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    Which of the following matches this description: This technique requires the actor to place themselves in the position of their character, but considering what they would do if they were in their situation.
    • A. 

      Emotion Recall

    • B. 

      Observation

    • C. 

      Concentration

    • D. 

      The Magic If

  • 4. 
    This technique requires an actor to study the social and political climate of their character, alongside varying specific influences such as climate, surroundings, financial status etc.
    • A. 

      The Given Circumstances

    • B. 

      Observation

    • C. 

      Character Analysis

    • D. 

      Concentration

  • 5. 
    By using emotion recall, we are developing new emotions in character
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    ___________is a technique which demands an actor uses both research and prior knowledge of a role. They may seek to study the mannerisms of their character and draw on their studies of real life people in similar situations
  • 7. 
    In each unit of a scene, the __________ may be determined and is best explained as 'what does my character want in this scene? What is their purpose?' Following this, is the ____________ which may explain long term goals of the character.
  • 8. 
    Explain the technique 'Circles of Attention'
  • 9. 
    Which of the following is NOT a technique developed by Stanislavski?
    • A. 

      The Given Circumstances

    • B. 

      The Magic How

    • C. 

      Emotion Recall

    • D. 

      Observation

  • 10. 
    Stanislavski built much of his work with affective memory on the psychological theories of Dr Ribot.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    Tempo/Rhythm through character line delivery is important and needs to be considered when an actor familiarises themself with a play.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    Which of the following ISN'T a suggested recollection of Stanislavski?
    • A. 

      Emotion

    • B. 

      Sensory

    • C. 

      Memory

  • 13. 
    Sometimes, realism refers to the ________wall, which is the imaginary wall seen to be between audience and actors, as though the audience are watching real life through a glass window, unnoticed.
  • 14. 
    Stanislavski asks actors to research a character endlessly to develop a strong sense of role and likewise understanding of character and their motivations.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    An actor does not require immense concentration to create the dramatic world, other techniques established are suitable for establishing character.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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