- Hannah MIller
- Springfield, OH
- United States
Has faking it until you make it ever helped you with a life situation? If so please tell me your story.
I was in an I.B. Theater class in high school. The reason I joined that class was because I wanted to know how psychology is used in theater. In the end I learned a lot about how psychology is connected to theater. One way that it is, is you want the audiences eyes to travel to the correct area of the stage while people are moving things in the back ground. To do this you can use lighting. The eye tends to drift to the brightest area. Another way that I found that psychology is used in theater is when you are preparing yourself to preform. You have to pretend that you are your character, and if you are nervous, you have to pretend that you are not until you really aren't.
At the end of that course I had to give a 15 minute speech about what I learned in I.B. theater, and I was very nervous the night before. That is when I was shown this video, and it helped me out a lot during my speech.