Drama Speech reflections.

7C Drama: Given Topic Speech from YIS Arts on Vimeo.

7C Drama: 1 Min Speeches from YIS Arts on Vimeo.

These are the 2 speeches which I did in drama class. the first one is the topic which I chose out of a few choices, and the second is one I chose on my own. The one I chose out of the choices given is about fashion. The one I chose on my own is about Giant squids. I think my speech about fashion is better because of many things, but mostly because I did not say “umm…” as much. I also think I should improve on not saying umm, and on volume, as I may have been a bit quiet.

7C Drama: Given Topic Speech from YIS Arts on Vimeo.

This speech was incredibly captivating because of the fact that he spoke loud enough so we could hear it, and he brought up some very interesting pieces of data in his speech, also about fashion.

Silent Film analysis

We had to answer several questions about this video. the questions were

What emotions are being shown through the scene? track the changes. How are the actors showing the emotion? comment on the body language
-facial expression
-gesture
-posture

The emotions shown (in order of appearance) are sadness, worry, and happiness? I am not exactly sure about the last one but it seemed a bit that way. The actors are showing emotion with exaggerated gestures and facial expressions. Their gestures were very clear, not erratic at all, and over exaggerated. This makes their emotions clearer since there is no sound.

Mime

In drama class, we have been focusing on mime.

In the mime Me and Tyler did, we were coming back from school, and the door was locked, and we had to find a way in. For our’s we could not decide how to actually enter, and we came up with 3 ideas: 1 tyler throws rocks at the door and it breaks and we get in, 2 we utilize a crowbar in a garden shed to leverit open, and finally, we use the cat door. we chose the last one.

In the mime, we were sort of okay with the opening door, yet I think we may have done either the “ghost door” or the “wrenched doorknob” mistake. I also think I made the cat door too small for tyler to go through, and I also wrenched the doorknob. most of it did not seem real from my point of view.

With the mime skills I am learning, I think I would be able to be an better actor since I would need total control of my body, and if I can accomplish that, I can become a good actor.