I think all drama training is always about how the character is connected to the text. Because the text gives you all the clues.
But the thing about auditioning and screen tests is that it’s about the delivery. The delivery is the communication to the decision makers.
Therefore at the Self Taping School, here at The Audition Technique, what we talk about is how you connect the character, not to the text, but to the frame.
The thing is in terms of the delivery of the character, a glance actually speaks volumes. A look away speaks volumes.
Have a look at Rachel McAdams test for The Notebook where she turns her back on the reader.
That is connecting the character to the frame, and that’s what we explore at the Self Taping School.