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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... between the physical and verbal life of the characters is totally apparent and palpable; and lastly because, and this is particularly important for the modern actor, the structure of the thought demands both courage and discipline.
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 ...
... for an actor to iron out his own regional variations, for often you iron out the vigour of the speech in the process; what is important is to become aware of the energy of the words — particularly the consonants — and fill them out.
I worked on King Lear in a German translation with a group of actors in Hamburg, and I remember particularly this Cordelia speech and how we worked on it. Its whole nature changed because of the didactic sound of the German language, ...
None of this is particularly difficult or complicated as we shall see: it is just a matter of focusing the energy that is already there. Chapter 2 HEIGHTENED VERSUS NATURALISTIC TEXT l know that many 3| SOUND AND MEANING.
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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