By: Nazia Adnin
Acting is one of the difficult art forms. Actors give life to their characters from the scripts. In order to make their characters come alive, A list actors use different acting techniques on a daily basis.
1) Classical acting technique:
Classical acting technique is a frequently used method by the actors. This is a type of acting that is based on the theories and philosophies developed and created by Russian actor and director Constantine Stanislavski. This technique includes expression of the body, voice, imagination, personalizing, improvisation, external stimuli, and script analysis. In this method actors also correlate their personal feelings and experiences with the characters they are portraying. Today classic acting is available for study at different universities, drama schools and acting schools across the world. Both veteran and young actors in Hollywood are students of classical acting technique. Helen Mirren, John Barrymore, Anthony Hopkins, Eddie Redmayne are name to few, among those actors who follow classical acting technique.
3) Method acting technique:
Method acting technique demands a lot from the actors. Actors transform their bodies in either gaining or losing weight, stay in character even when camera stops rolling, wears make up to look authentic as the role written in the script. Top class actors master the craft through years of method acting training.
Practical Aesthetics includes actors like William H Macy, Felicity Huffman, Scott Parker (actor), Rose Byrne, Jessica Alba, Camryn Manheim, and Clark Gregg.