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Drama

Expression gallery

Horror / shock

Actors can show shock and horror by using facial expressions such as raised eyebrows, an open mouth and gestures such as throwing their arms up in the air.

a bag being snatched from a female character

Using a shocked expression in response to violent attack

a female comedy character showing shock in a humourous way

Showing shock, comedy style

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