Adam Blatner

Words and Images from the Mind of Adam Blatner

Performance Studies

Originally posted on July 28, 2018

Those who are more skilled at dramatization know this: Adding  a little bit of performance, self-consciousness, exaggeration—just a tiny bit, but enough for you to notice!—enough to be impressive, subtly. This is very influential! People who know this intuitively recognize that a little bit of theatre is effective, But it must me subtle enough to be seeming like simple reality, no exaggeration, no self-cons-ciousness Ah, but there is, though, just enough self-consciousness to make sure it’s effective.That’s when psychodrama advances to drama therapy, educational drama, theatre of the oppressed, and other produced artistic elements. A touch of art that makes it seem effortless! 

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