Well done

Well done to everyone for all your hard work, both in your research and practical elements. It has been brilliant to see how your work has progressed and I’m still going to follow you all. Good luck in all your endeavours.

Go n’eirigh an bothair libh. (That means may the road rise to meet you - which means good luck)

Sinéad x 

Interim Assessment

I will be assessing your blogs over the weekend so please have all research so far on Stanislavski , Simon Stephens and “Port” posted by friday 6th October. 

You should also have all blogs of sessions, character profile and any other work completed:

  • Magic if
  • Circles of attention
  • Emotion memory
  • Use of object
  • Aims and objectives

Articulation Exercise - Seuss on socks

Give me the gift of a grip-top sock,
A clip drape shipshape tip top sock.
Not your spinslick slapstick slipshod stock,
But a plastic, elastic grip-top sock.
None of your fantastic slack swap slop
From a slap dash flash cash haberdash shop.
Not a knick knack knitlock knockneed knickerbocker sock
With a mock-shot blob-mottled trick-ticker top clock.
Not a supersheet seersucker ruck sack sock,
Not a spot-speckled frog-freckled cheap sheik’s sock
Off a hodge-podge moss-blotched scotch-botched block.
Nothing slipshod drip drop flip flop or glip glop
Tip me to a tip top grip top sock.

Dr. Seuss

See if you can get it down to doing it in about 25 seconds, while retaining the clarity of speech. If you can do it in 20 seconds and retain beautiful articulation, then you’ve really cracked it!


Hi Everyone - 

when giving feedback I will send you “fan mail” to  your Tumblr blog. Some really interesting work already submitted. Well done to those concerned.

Untitled: An Introduction to Stanislavski


Konstantin Stanislavski was a Russian director and actor. His first work as a director took place in the 1890’s with the Society of Art and Literature against a backdrop of melodrama and stock characters.

Frustrated with this Stanislavski went on to found his own, now famous…