Intention and want are undervalued, yet powerful, acts of
character that define people in their place. Both actor and audience must have clear wants and intentions to perform and follow — or the dramatic tension will collapse.
Want and intention are hot-forged links in the chain of an irrevocable conflict.
Wants drive characters beyond expectation.
Intention presses characters to act out of character.
If you’re writing a character or acting one — you must always know what your character wants.
Knowing that want provides you the intention of achieving that want and all the obstacles you have to overcome to get that want will magically form the essence of the character around you.