Charles + Seth Numrich - Actors

Educators' Guide

Broadway actor Seth Numrich talks about how live theater is constantly changing and allows him to explore the experience of his character from night to night. Compare this to the art of acting in a film. Which would you prefer and why?

Write down two different kinds of expressions (examples can be disappointed, surprised, worried). Focusing on the first expression, sit in front of a mirror and using only your face show different ways to convey this emotion. Do the same with the second expression that you wrote down. Act out these two expressions in front of another person and see if they can guess correctly what you are trying to convey.

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