When people come to the theater, they expect a powerful roller coaster of emotions, whether for laughing or crying. You have to create the right atmosphere and mood to perfectly position the audience for a truly fascinating show.
Creating an atmosphere in every major theater can be a complex task. Every aspect of the performance must be taken into account such as stage lighting and sound to set the right tone and atmosphere for the audience.
Yes acting is key but brilliant acting against tired curtains and curtains, in a poorly lit room, with poor sound output will not make for a memorable show. It's a combination of all these things that makes the show special.
Some tips on creating this atmosphere include:
1. Stage lighting. This is very important because lighting can create many different impressions. It is practical in the sense that it can convey the time of day to the audience watching a play. Ie lighter colors for the sunrise or darker tones for dusk. It can also be very symbolic. Colored lighting is very popular as it can instantly change the mood of a scene on stage.
2. Staging systems, such as sound systems, are also important. Having a good technical base to control the types of sounds the audience hears is very effective in creating a mood. For example, setting speakers in the room can mean that different sounds are played around the theater to attract the audience to the performance.
3. The set. The set can be a complex task because it is very difficult to keep changing the background of the set to convey the type of scene. However, props or small items can be picked up on stage to help with this.
4. Acting is obviously an important part of the performance and is a major influencing factor for how fun and atmospheric the game can be. A director says: "Acting is crucial, but it's also all about the acting that can tie everything together. It's about the whole theater, not just what's happening on stage."
5. Finally, in order to create an atmosphere, it is important that there are experienced staff behind the scene who can help bring everything together by working efficiently and professionally backstage. Having relevant technologies at hand is important because all technical problems can be handled quickly and with minimal hassle. The smooth running of the production will always be shown in a performance from the moment the audience member enters the theater to the moment they leave.
I just thought I made a few notes about how this beautiful hot weather can affect your actors' main images.
o First and most obviously, drink plenty of water - and it is a general living guide but is extremely important when we intend to get a new actor with a head shot. The water helps your skin look smooth and clear, it helps cleanse the body of toxins and reduce stains and dryness and above all prevents dehydration. So remember to drink plenty of water during the week leading up to your main photography session.
o Secondly, drinking plenty of water in the hot London weather at the moment helps you stay cool, an important point as you head to the studio for your photography. When you arrive warm and distressed you will feel uncomfortable, which can then manifest as stress, which makes you unprepared to have a head shot done for a while.
o Thirdly, if you arrive overheated and sweaty, you must cool down before the main photographer can start shooting. This is simply because your photographer cannot shoot an actor with a head shot when you are glittering, as this will appear clearly as shiny spots on your face. It's even worse if you sweat heavily, this will clearly show up as beads of moisture and ruin your actor's head shot.
o Fourthly, another thing to think about is the photographer's time. Some lead photographers are shooting for a very tight schedule and when they arrive late or are not ready to shoot when you arrive, it can lead to rushed or shortened sessions as the next client may arrive shortly. I think the optimal time for a headshot session is between one and a half and two hours for each meeting. This leaves a lot of time for late arrivals, stress on arrival and in some cases a reluctance to make a head shot due to & # 39; classic & # 39; actor fears for still camera.
I hope these few tips are helpful. As an London-based actress, more humid weather is forecast in the summer and following these tips can make your photography session more enjoyable and productive.