Acting in Musical Theatre: A Comprehensive Course / Edition 1

Acting in Musical Theatre: A Comprehensive Course / Edition 1

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by Joe Deer, Rocco Dal Vera
     
 

ISBN-10: 0415773199

ISBN-13: 9780415773195

Pub. Date: 06/25/2008

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Acting in Musical Theatre remains the only complete course in approaching a role in a musical. It covers fundamental skills for novice actors, practical insights for professionals, and even tips to help veteran musical performers refine their craft.

Updates in this expanded and revised second edition include:

  • A brand new companion website for

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Overview

Acting in Musical Theatre remains the only complete course in approaching a role in a musical. It covers fundamental skills for novice actors, practical insights for professionals, and even tips to help veteran musical performers refine their craft.

Updates in this expanded and revised second edition include:

  • A brand new companion website for students and teachers, including Powerpoint lecture slides, sample syllabi, and checklists for projects and exercises.
  • Learning outcomes for each chapter to guide teachers and students through the book’s core ideas and lessons
  • New style overviews for pop and jukebox musicals
  • Extensive updated professional insights from field testing with students, young professionals, and industry showcases
  • Full-colour production images, bringing each chapter to life

Acting in Musical Theatre’s chapters divide into easy-to-reference units, each containing group and solo exercises, making it the definitive textbook for students and practitioners alike.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415773195
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
06/25/2008
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
480
Product dimensions:
6.80(w) x 9.60(h) x 1.20(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction Part 1: Fundamentals of Acting in Musical Theatre 1. Acting Basics - The Foundation 2. Acting Basics - Step-by-Step 3. Making it Matter Part 2: Score and Libretto Analysis and Structure 4. Musical Analysis - Listening for Clues 5. Working with Words - The Language of the Lyric and Libretto 6. Elements of Storytelling 7. Character Analysis Part 3: The Journey of the Song 8. The Journey Begins 9. Working with Relationships 10. Intensifiers Part 4: Making it a Performance 11. Discovering your Phrasing 12. Staging your Song 13. Rehearsal into Performance Part 5: Style in Musical Theatre 14. What is Style? 15. Style Tags 16. Style Overviews Part 6: The Profession 17. Do you have the Stuff? 18. Auditioning 19. A Winning Attitude Subject Index Show, Character and Song Index

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