Work for Four Actors
Sit, Stand, Lie Down
Instructor: Supply the actors with one "Given Circumstance"
- In a bakery
- At a park
- making breakfast
- Changing a tire
The actors must then create:
- A quick story - Four separate characters
- A location
- A conflict
NOTE: During the scene one person must always be in each of the required positions (Sitting, Standing, Kneeling, or Lying Down).
Remember: As one actor changes the others have to change positions!!!
Work for TRIOS
Anchor– “We interrupt this program to tell you about the (noun)________ and how the (Noun) who went to the (Location)__________” got ____________.
The actor playing the anchor get a few seconds to fill in the blanks on a piece of paper and they go!The Anchor will set up the story and then pass the story to the Reporter who is LIVE on the spot reporting. The person who is involved in the story is also revealed.
The Reporter and Anchor can continue passing the story back and forth as well.
NOTE: (going to a Commercial is also fun...the actors just break their role and play out the commercial together if need be)
(answer the following)
What is CONFLICT?
What is a GIVEN?
What is STORY?