Prepare to Tape!

things you should think about before you tape...

Have you practiced your delivery?

  • Know your lines really well by reading through them at least 5 times.
  • Be able to look at the camera and other cast members when you deliver your lines.
  • Don't sound like you're reading the script. Make your voice sound interesting!

How will you move?

A straight line of people or desks is boring, so think about and plan:
  • Will people move? Where? How?
  • Does everyone need to be on camera at all times? Where will people go when they're not on camera?
  • Are you standing or sitting so that the camera will see your face?
  • Don't turn your back on the camera! ;-)

Do you need props or costumes?

  • Practice using your props. Make movements big so the audience can see what you're doing.
  • Make sure your costumes fit, and are complete.
  • Put any props and costumes in a bag so you're ready when it's your time to tape.