Video analysis : Kathakali Performance – Onam Video Greetings and Busta Rhymes – Gimme Some More (1998)

Your short essay should be composed well, paying attention to grammar, spelling, and punctuation. It is recommended that you write in an outside app, edit your writing, and paste it here when it is complete. Pick a video and topics that excite, anger, or move you in some way. Cite your own examples of theatre, film, TV, or any medium that articulate your response and support your argument, or use personal experiences. Feel free to link to videos of your own. Make sure that the focus of your response is theatre, not movies or TV. PROMPT: As discussed in Chapter 7, acting styles have changed dramatically over thousands of years, and yet are still the same in many ways. Watch these two videos—of a Kathakali production and a Busta Rhymes video—and compare and contrast the performances. How are these two performance styles connected to each other? Make sure you are writing about the performers only, not about content or the fact that one is a rap video and the other is a Kathakali performance. Also, please do not mention any filmmaking terms or the fact that one is music video and the other is a live performance. Use quotes from Chapter 7 of the textbook to support your argument. VIDEO: Kathakali Performance – Onam Video Greetings VIDEO: Busta Rhymes – Gimme Some More (1998)