The Actor And The Text
Random House, 29 февр. 2012 г. - Всего страниц: 304
Cicely Berry, Voice Director of the Royal Shakespeare Company, is world-famous for her voice teaching. The Actor and the Text is her classic book, distilled from years of working with actors of the highest calibre.
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So, this book is not simply about making the voice sound more interesting, It is about getting inside the words we use, responding to them in as free a way as possible, and then presenting that response to an audience.
He knows that the audience want to be let into his character, and that this will happen to a large extent through his voice and speech. Above all, he wants it to be interesting. This sounds simple enough, but many things get in the way.
And so 1 think we have to keep reassessing our attitudes to language — never taking it for granted — for this is our commitment; and each piece of writing asks for a different connection between the actor and his audience, a different ...
This of course does not mean that we are not aware of projecting to an audience — obviously we speak louder so that they can hear — but in a subtle way we still keep the words at an energy level with which we are comfortable.
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A guide to exploring the written and spoken styles of theatre and language and how to approach them as a performer. Includes warm-up exercises and rehearsal techniques. Читать весь отзыв
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This is an EXACT reproduction of a book published before 1923. This IS NOT an OCR'd book with strange characters, introduced typographical errors, and jumbled words. This book may have occasional ... Читать весь отзыв
Further Points of Text
Relating to Other Texts
Further Voice Exercises
Index of Quotations