On Screen Performance
In this course you will learn Stanislavski’s System of Method Acting.
Stanislavski a theatre actor in the late 1800s. He had grown bored with melodrama and believed the story could be told better by bring the emotion forward through realism performance.
Art establishes the basic human truths which must serve as the touchstones of our judgment….I look forward to an America which will steadily raise the standards of artistic accomplishment and which will steadily enlarge cultural opportunities for all of our citizens.
—- John F. Kennedy
Address at Amherst College, October 1963