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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It is as if the energy and excitement that an actor feels when working on a part is not released fttlly when he commits to words, when he is bound by the language set down. And this is true of all kinds of text, both modern and ...
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.
And then: 2 The practical application of exercises: that is to say I want to clarify the aims of the voice work we do, so that it gives maximum support to the words we speak. ideally, I suppose. every actor wants to know that his voice ...
Yet the actor has got to feel true to his sound, for, just as a writer cannot take the words back once they are in print ... Therefore, when being bold either with an inflection or in response to a word, or in the very manner of speech, ...
I think it is to do with not having the right focus — the right balance between words and sound -- for it is the meaning that must always dictate the sound, and not the other way round. It is through the words that we will find the ...
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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