10 acting practices, thanks to which you learn to virtuoso express your emotions
This technique comes from neurolynguistic programming, but she arrived in the acting world, because it easily helps to enter the right emotional state. The essence of it in performing certain ritual actions.
Remember the case from the past when you experienced one or another emotion. Close your eyes, immerse yourself in the memory and find the necessary feeling inside yourself. When emotion acquires sufficient brightness, do something: crush your fingers or pepate.
To secure the effect, such an exercise must be done several times. Now you can easily enter the emotional state you need when it takes.
2. Think about the interlocutor
This is necessary in order to feel better to feel, understand what he breathes. Reading the emotional state of another, assuming that he feels, you will understand what you are close. And this inner proximity to another will allow you to better determine your emotions.
Express emotions, involving its surrounding in the process. Do not be afraid to be bright, noticeable, sparkle with paints. Your emotions come to life in the process of interaction with what surrounds you.
4. Develop the plasticity of the body
Poses, gait, facial expressions, gestures – all this matters and must match the emotions that you show. And we are not only about those cases when we miss words or words are not needed. The body first reacts to what we feel, and meets the look, any movement.
Try to tell something without words using only your body. It may be the most common story about how you traveled to work today. Do you understand your television vizes? Do you feel a lunch, lips, posture? Where are your hands? What are you talking about the movements stop?
5. Experiment with the palette of emotions
Basic emotions isolated by Paul Ekman – this is joy, surprise, sadness, anger, disgust, fear, contempt. Do not limit yourself: Express shock, boredom, aggression, thrill, forgiveness, envy, sympathy, hope, enthusiasm, relief, tenderness, and so on.
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Try to list 10 varieties of each basic emotion. Have fun of distinguishing shades
6. Watch out others
See how others tell stories, communicate unpleasant news, advocate the audience. Try to guess what emotions they are experiencing, what they say their gestures and facial expressions.
Other surveillance will increase your emotional competence at times. And viewing the video where you are in the lead role, will catch something that you do not have enough.
7. Choose text from the book and retell it to different people
These should be people from your environment: Mom, daughter, friend, colleague. Tell me as if this story really happened to you. It is important that your interlocutors will not guess that this is an excerpt from the book.
For more dive you can change the names of the heroes on the names of your friends. You can add history. If you suddenly surprise remember that there is also a real author, then you are on the right track.
eight. Use counterpoint – oppose sound and image
When you talk ridiculous about sad or, on the contrary, sad about funny, you begin to feel thinner, your inner emotional ear becomes receptive. Use the classics of drama: Look for evil in good, and in evil – good. Try to tell us the usual story with the opposite or far from the meaning of the text by emotions.
nine. Listen to the music. Especially without words
Music helps to develop a figurative thinking and find sense that it is impossible to express in words. Music interacts with emotions directly without affecting our mind.
It is useful not only to listen to music, but also to reproduce it. If you do not own the game on any musical instrument, please! Please feel bold and inspired, it is possible without words, giving up completely to this lesson, as if there is no other way to convey the meaning except to sing.
ten. Breathe right
Breathing is closely due to what we feel. With the help of certain respiratory exercises, one or another emotion can be called. Breathing practices today a large number, but the basis of any is inhale and exhale.
Achieve a peaceful state possible through slow deep breaths and exhalations. And with the help of a rapid or, on the contrary, a hidden breathing, you can enter the expressive-emotional state you need.
Of course, this does not exhaust emotion management techniques. Try, train, look for what is suitable for you, and most importantly – enjoy the conscious manifestation of your multifaceted personality!