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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Either way the result is that the speaking of text or dialogue is too often not as alive or remarkable as the imagination that is feeding it. I do believe that work on Shakespeare is the surest way of learning about text, and for these ...
Now obviously this cannot apply to everything we do -- mediocre dialogue in second-rate scripts, for instance — yet I do believe that the richer our experience of handling language, the more we can get out of the most banal of writing.
... has to be ready for the dialogue to take us into the world of the character —— he has to be able to pick up the resonances of the character through the words given in the script. He must touch the character through the language.
We learn dialogue from a printed page, which is in itself a cerebral process. We know that to make it our own we have to repeat it until it is physically 'on the tongue'; we have got to get round the words. However, I think that because ...
And I am taking naturalistic writing to be prose, where the structure of the story is built on a logical progression of ideas, where the dialogue is rooted in everyday speech patterns, and where imagery is more incidental than essential ...
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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