Breaking Down A Part
1. Who Am I?
The search for the character’s life prior to the play’s beginning.
2. What do I want?
Overall character objectives.
3. Conditioning Forces
a. My character’s relationship to the play.
b. My basic relationship to the other characters.
c. Breakdown of those relationships.
5. What do I want in the scene?
6. What’s in my way?
7. Breakdown of Beats
A beat starts when an immediate objective sets in, and is complete when
it is succeeded or failed, and a new one sets in.
8. What do “I” do to get what “I” want?