10 types of dialogue Stagings



10 types of dialogue Stagings,

Staging dialogue is essential in any good story. It is all about making the conversation flow that it feels natural and real. There are several ways to do this. We will take a look at ten of these ways.

1. Inner dialogue

Inner dialogue is when a character has a thought. It isn’t a conversation that they have with someone else. Usually to stage this you need a turmoil or something that gives the character reason to think deeply about a situation.

2. Abstract

This is the process where the dialogue seems to come from no one in particular. The scene will usually begin with this type of dialogue. It usually starts of as filler that leads to the important parts of the story.

3. Constructed Dialogue

This is dialogue that is created for the sole purpose of moving the story along. It is information that is vital for the rest of the story to come together. It can show conflict or emotion behind the conflict.

4. Establishing a topic

Sometime in order for the dialogue to proceed seamlessly you need to stage it so that the topic is clear and easily recognized. You can create the setting to do this.

5. Tense and Tense alteration

It is very easy to stage the dialogue by a simple use of the tense. Tense not only be set up by actions but it can also be set up by the use of seasonal props. Tense staging places the when to the dialogue.

6. Debate to stage

You can easily stage an entire dialogue by simply introducing a debate. It makes it really clear on how and why the dialogue must take place.

7. Events

There are times when no dialogue can be used. Either the character is by themselves or that there is a scene that has no characters in it at all. The answer is to use a series of events, or a single big event, to create a stage for the dialogue to be deep or meaningful.

8. Musical Staging

It is really easy to set up a dialogue with the use of music. Music can bring emotion. Music can elude to things to come. It is the perfect set up to anything that needs to be said.

9. Gesture

You can use the gestures to show what is coming next. Dramatic body gestures can also show what emotions are prevalent. It can set the stage for the virtually any type of dialogue. Gestures are a universal language. No matter which direction you would like for it to go, gesture is an easy way to stage it.

10. Narrator

Using a narrator is one of the simplest. It is probably one of the easiest ways to develop dialogue and make character’s intention crystal clear. You often see it in children’s shows because it is the easiest way to set up dialogue.

Now that you have learned some ways to develop dialogue, go try some out for yourself. These are just 10 ways to stage dialogue. Go discover some for yourself.