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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... if his energy becomes too inward and controlled the words become dull; if he presses too much energy out the words will be unfocused and the thought will be generalized. Either way the result is that the speaking of text or dialogue ...
This becomes even more complex when we are dealing with text. As we shall be talking a great deal about the image we have of our own voice and how this conditions the way we work on it, it is perhaps useful here to recap briefly on what ...
We do not use them as our thoughts in action, which are always shifting and changing, and are the result of both thought and feeling. Secondly too often the imaginative process becomes ordinary at the moment of speaking.
In a sense, the words are by-passed, and they become slightly less important than the thought, instead of being the thought in action. So the actor remains iust behind the words — a metaphorical half inch — and not quite on them.
The result is that the speaking becomes what l call passive, and not active, in that we are presenting the result of a thought and not the thought itself. We are then at one remove from the words, and there is no possibility of either ...
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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