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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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.
None of this happens particularly consciously, or necessarily at a very deep level; nevertheless, the voice is extremely sensitive to our own ego. The important point I think is this: we are more strongly aware of our own sound than we ...
I would like to put this another way: in our concern to get the motive right, we sometimes think the thought slightly before we say it — we plan our thinking to an extent — and so we do not live through the thought as it happens.
The important point is that it makes it difficult for us to live through the words as they happen, because we begin to feel out of control of the sense. 1 know from my experience in working on Shakespeare with groups of schoolchildren ...
So what we frequently do, and this happens to actors at all levels of experience, is get caught up in the idea of how best to put the text over, and this makes us lose contact with the text itself. For it inhibits the less conscious ...
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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