Over the Christmas break I came across this great piece of performance work on the New York Times online magazine. 'Fourteen Actors Acting: A Video Gallery of Classic Screen Types' it has 14 actors portraying a wide range of different screen persona each one giving a unique performance.
I love how much can be conveyed just through body language and subtle gesture. I like how it uses only music to heighten the drama with no dialogue and also that it is in black and white. I really like that aesthetic choice and how it evokes that of silent cinema.
Fourteen Actors Acting