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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And work on modern text keeps our cars tuned to the colloquial rhythms of everyday speech, which need to be integrated into our speaking of verse. We should be always balancing the two for, in a sense, every piece oftext we speak on a ...
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, ...
And, to tie this up with what I said earlier, I think we do this to keep control over what we are speaking, because we do not quite have the courage to live at the moment of speech. We make the language behave, instead of staying free ...
... keep in mind: that words change both the situation, the speaker and the listener. After words are spoken, nothing is quite the same again. I remember Peter Brook saying words to that effect during rehearsals of The Dream (one of so ...
It is this: because words are part of our everyday living we tend, even in performance, to keep them at an energy level which we recognize. This of course does not mean that we are not aware of projecting to an audience — obviously we ...
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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