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Week Twenty Two: The Tournament of Diamonds
Happy Thursday! Welcome back to Acting Class Daily. Today we’re personalizing the work with a themed knicknack from this week’s class, a formative moment of magic … and, most importantly, Bauer’s chance to say hello.
The Tournament of Diamonds (The Lady of Shalott - 2014)
When I think of never settling for the first taste of success, but rather driving towards the click of knowing … my thoughts drift to the magic of rehearsal.
Here’s the early taste of the rehearsal concept behind “The Tournament of Diamonds” - where Sir Lancelot goes from hero to zero after Modred tells everyone he saw Lancelot and Queen Guinevere together.
We get to see Elaine - aka The Lady of Shalott - rescue Lancelot from the mob, setting in motion so much of what we now know of Arthurian legend.
It’s all below, followed by a taste of our finish line.
Here’s our first go in rehearsal …
And the click of knowing waiting at our finish line…
“The sun is shining, it’s glistening off my microphone …”