Week: 2 Guest speeker- Jennifer Ward-lealand. (Gender (Women in preforming…
Week: 2 Guest speeker- Jennifer Ward-lealand.
Actor, director, teacher
Actor 36 years.
started in theatre corporate
voice overs as other jobs, tv commercial, docs, animation. MC narrating stories, directing tv or film.
Versalitity is the most imortantin this industry.
You need to have thick skin
examples as well as factual
Prforming is unsegragated
more diverse casting
screen is behind this compared to theatre
Generde diverse Institute CJane? Breaks down the minders and female has compared to males on screen .
Radio and theatre come outthe best for females, more focused plot.
Women in preforming arts the: Me to movement
Peole take every opportunity, can be dangerous
Bulling for females in this industry.
16-21 weeks of the work in theatre, rest of the year filled with all the other jobs above.
Actors have to be very practical
perception that anyone can do it - real acting that moves us, not guest work.
Actors job is to make it always feel like its the first time
the inspiration of the breath
a new idea presupposes a breath and a change of pitch.
wet onstlaiy have ideas as humans we always take a breath before saying the thought.
Breathing in as you start you enter you need to hold them there.
allows process to feel natural and real.
its moreintresting to watch someone trying not to break down then actually breaking down.
Pay attention to cueing
there a few gaps when human talk to each other.
process while there talking.