1. WHO AM I?
is my present state of being?
2. WHAT ARE THE CIRCUMSTANCES?
time is it? (The year, the season, the day? At what time does my
selected life begin?)
3. WHAT ARE MY RELATIONSHIPS?
How do I stand in relationship to the circumstances, the place, the objects, and the other people related to my circumstances?(2)
4. WHAT DO I WANT?
What is my main objective? My immediate need or objective?
5. WHAT IS MY OBSTACLE?
What is in the way of what I want? How do I overcome it?
6. WHAT DO I DO TO GET WHAT I WANT?
can I achieve my objective? What's my behavior? What are my actions?
from Uta Hagen, "A Challenge For The Actor", page 134