Let me know in the comments below. Did you see Matthew Morrison in South Pacific? 2. Standard Legit. You can easily improve your search by specifying the number of letters in the answer. google_ad_width = 468; nue n. 1. The role of an ingénue in a dramatic production. If you’re young, female and good looking, from the time you’re in your late teens to your late 20s, you may be cast most often as an ingenue. Aging the male ingenue of a show is somewhat of an oxymoran since an ingenue is young. google_ad_slot = "2788777190"; In the surrealistic Amour I ended up singing a weird ballad to a man stuck in a wall. b. As you explore your character, leave the guile to the bad girls and villainous women in your production, and concentrate on being sweet, tender and loving. That’s the word that casting directors, writers, producers and other members of the industry will use when describing you. Maria, West Side Story. Which, like I said, brought up all kinds of questions. Anyway, every femme fatale needs an ingenue as a foil. Subverted by Lacus Clyne, of Mobile Suit Gundam SEED and Mobile Suit Gundam SEED Destiny. Polly Browne, The Boyfriend. But this one was harder because I'm not into male songs that much. An actor who embodies these characteristics and plays such roles onstage. Instead you’ll be the attractive lead in a romantic comedy, . There also needs to be an element of innocence and danger to your character, whether it be the damsel-in-distress in a thriller or horror picture, the smart but good looking nerd that needs to prove herself to the popular group and so on. Valentina Cortese âA real character, extremely feminine, and very funny,â François Truffaut once said of Valentina Cortese, the Italian actress who passed away on Wednesday at the age of ninety-six. In repertory theatre or "stock company," there are standard acting roles: Leading man Leading lady Juvenile (male) Ingenue (female) Character man Character woman Low comic Soubrette So perhaps the "opposite of ingenue" is "juvenile." Enter your email address to follow this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email. Actresses played a crucial role in shaping the development of early film as well as Hollywood and the studio system. Some actresses have a difficult time making the transition from being an ingenue to an older casting choice, and those actors face some serious reality checks when the auditions for ingenue roles begin to dry up. Last week I wrote about how Valya, the heroine of my upcoming release The Dreaming Land, was a “bad girl,” both by the standards of her society and of ours. principals. The ingénue is a stock character in literature, film and a role type in the theater, generally a girl or a young woman who is endearingly innocent. And if you want to pick up a copy of The Dreaming Land II, in which Vanya’s innocence is, shall we say, challenged (but his heroism comes out), you can get one, plus many books featuring men with six-pack abs, in the Summer July Hot Books giveaway. Crossword Clue The crossword clue Ingenue, juvenile, etc with 5 letters was last seen on the August 25, 2018.We think the likely answer to this clue is TYPES.Below are all possible answers to this clue ordered by its rank.