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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For it seems to me there is so often a gap between the life that is going on imaginatively within the actor in order to create the reality of the character he is playing, and the life that he gives the text which he finally has to speak ...
He must touch the character through the language. Yet also we have to allow that language to bear on our own experience so that it is real for us, and this asks for a continual blending of our own truth with the truth of the character.
Each actor has his own way of working, and therefore of finding the reason for the words he has to speak, of relating them both to his own experience and to the motive of the character, in order to make them authentic.
This of course does not mean that we should he uncontrolled; we must be clear and organized as to the motive and reasoning of the character, but the speaking should be free to the moment. And this is not as difficult as it sounds, ...
... the study of a character. But 1 think that awareness is not always allowed to inform the speaking, because we feel we must be in control. it is of course not necessarily a sad experience that can affect us physically in this way.
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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