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Script Work Series - Lesson Summary

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The key points from this module are:
Interpretation is defined as an act of explaining something or a way of explaining something.
Given Circumstances are categorized into objective and super-objective, Obstacles and intentions.

Objectives: This is what a character wants in a scene across the entire story.
Super-Objective: This is the character's deep emotional wants. Conscious or unconscious.
Obstacles: This is something that stands in the way of the character accomplishing the objective.
Intentions: This is what the character does to overcome the obstacle.

Below are some acting techniques covered in this course.

Stanislavski's System or Method: Constantin Stanislavski started this technique around 1912. He had three main aspects of his system. That is, The magic "If", Inner thoughts, and the seven important guiding questions.
Vakhtangov Technique: He researched from 1919 to 1922, After that, he coined a new acting theory. That is fantastical realism and monism.
Chekhov Technique: He developed his technique around the 1920s. His technique primarily focuses on the concept of the psycho-physical approach.
Lee Strasberg's Method Acting: He emphasized his technique on emotional recall or effective memory in the 1930s.
Adler Technique: This was coined by Stella Adler in the 1940s, Her main philosophy is "Don't be boring". She had three main driving philosophies behind her technique. Acting lifestyle, Imagination, and the text.
Meisner Technique: This technique was developed in the 1940s. This technique focuses on bringing actors more into the present moment. His most famous activity is the repetition exercise. 
Practical Aesthetics: This was developed by David Mamet and William Macy between 1983-84 during an acting workshop. This technique combines Stanislavski, Meisner, and the Stoic Philosophy of Epictetus.