Analyzing Backstory and Motivation
Lecture no. 4 from the course: Mastering Stage Presence: How to Present to Any Audience
Taught by Professor Melanie M. Long | 31 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Professional Development Courses
Continuing with the Nine Questions, learn how a dramatic character’s circumstances affect their behavior, and how actors use a character’s obstacles and tactics to overcome them in pursuing the character’s purpose onstage. Then, see how to use the Nine Questions in public speaking, using the example of a famous speech by Barbara Bush.