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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So, this book is not simply about making the voice sound more interesting, It is about getting inside the words we use, responding to them in as free a way as possible, and then presenting that response to an audience.
1 ATTITUDES T0 VOICE First, 1 want to look at the factors which hold us back from making the text as rich and alive as possible. This may seem negative, but 1 think there are certain attitudes and ways of working by which we are ...
For instance, if there is something in our life about which we have a deep feeling, perhaps of regret or shame, it is possible to look back upon the event after a time without seemingly feeling upset. However, were we to tell someone ...
Then there is the actor who responds in totally the opposite way: in his concern with the truth of the motive he delays his commitment to the words for as long as possible, and holds back from them in rehearsal as if distrusting them.
The long sentence from 'Like to the Pontic sea' to 'Swallow them up' consists of about six phrases which are all part of the whole thought, and it would be possible to speak them naturalistically making sense of each phrase, ...
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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