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How to Put on a One-Man Show

Watch more How to Be an Actor videos: http://www.howcast.com/guides/1-How-to-Be-an-Actor Subscribe to Howcast's YouTube Channel - http://howc.st/uLaHRS Learn to put on a one-man show by following these tips. Howcast uploads the highest quality how-to videos daily! Be sure to check out our playlists for guides that interest you: http://howc.st/ytmainplaylists Subscribe to Howcast's other YouTube Channels: Howcast Health Channel - http://howc.st/HOE3aY Howcast Video Games Channel - http://howc.st/tYKKrk Howcast Tech Channel - http://howc.st/rx9FwR Howcast Food Channel - http://howc.st/umBoJX Howcast Arts & Recreation Channel - http://howc.st/vmB86i Howcast Sports & Fitness Channel - http://howc.st/vKjUjm Howcast Personal Care & Style Channel - http://howc.st/vbbNt3 Howcast empowers people with engaging, useful how-to information wherever, whenever they need to know how. Emphasizing high-quality instructional videos, Howcast brings you experts who provide accurate information in easy-to-follow tutorials on everything from makeup, hairstyling, nail art design, and soccer to parkour, skateboarding, dancing, kissing, and much, much more. Step 1: Find inspiration Draw from your most memorable life experiences, or adapt a piece of writing you feel passionately about, and write a script about it. Tip Condense your material to include only the most powerful elements of the story. Step 2: Choreograph Choreograph the show. Develop a plan for how to deliver lines at given moments and how to move your body to fit with those lines. Tip Work with a director. Step 3: Practice Practice the show until every movement and every line is perfect. Step 4: Find a space Shop around for the best space, and ask a lot of questions so you know of any potential pitfalls that might come with the venue. Step 5: Get a production photograph Have a professional production photograph taken for your poster and send it out to the press to get attention for the show. Step 6: Improvise Improvise during the show. React to what happens in the space and interact with the audience. Tailor your piece to the audience at each show, and they will respond positively. Did You Know? Roy Dotrice holds the world record for solo performances at 1,782.
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