The Actor "Christmas Shorts" directed by Diahanna Davidson, Jenny Hollingworth, Jeffrey Lo, Heather Noelle Robinson, and Janice L. Wessner
Respond in detail to ONE of the following options for your essay:
a. Write about the performance of one actor you liked very much. What did that actor do to convince you? How did the actor use his/her voice, body and imagination to capture the character? Why, in your opinion, was this a good performance? What, if anything, might have made the performance even better?
b. Compare one actor who seemed very effective with one who was less so in the same play. Use all of the items suggested in "1" above.
c. Compare two actors who were effective but very different in their work in the play. How did they compliment each other? How were they different or contrasted?
d. Write about how one actor showed his character changing greatly in the course of the play. What did the actor do to show this transformation?
e. How did the whole cast work together to create a tight, unified ensemble? Why were you impressed by their successful group work?