Acting Onstage and Off (with InfoTrac) / Edition 3

Acting Onstage and Off (with InfoTrac) / Edition 3

by Robert Barton
     
 

ISBN-10: 0155060732

ISBN-13: 9780155060739

Pub. Date: 06/20/2002

Publisher: Cengage Learning


Barton's humorous and conversational writing style makes this a particularly student-friendly text. Students learn all phases of actor training, including scene study, auditioning, observation, and mind, voice and body relaxation techniques. The use of examples from daily life instead of dramatic literature makes it possible to have meaningful class discussions

Overview


Barton's humorous and conversational writing style makes this a particularly student-friendly text. Students learn all phases of actor training, including scene study, auditioning, observation, and mind, voice and body relaxation techniques. The use of examples from daily life instead of dramatic literature makes it possible to have meaningful class discussions when all students have not read the same plays.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780155060739
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
06/20/2002
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
336
Product dimensions:
5.68(w) x 8.96(h) x 0.96(d)

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Table of Contents


Preface: Acting to Understand. Using this Text. Using this Edition. 1. Acting Acknowledged. 2. Relaxed Readiness: Calm Enough, Yet Energized Enough to Do Your Best. 3. Individual Inventory: Knowing Enough About Yourself to Use Everything You Have. 4. Stanislavski''''s System: A Complete Process for Characterization. 5. Stanislavski Stretched: Twisting and Expanding the System. 6. Truth/Technique: Balancing Spontaneity With Consistency. 7. Scene Study: Finding Character Through Script. 8. Performance Process: What to Expect From First Audition Through Closing Night. 9. Acting Anticipated: Setting Goals for Growth and Satisfaction. Appendix A: My Acting History. Appendix B: Acting Observed. Appendix C: Physical Life Observation. Appendix D: Vocal Life Observation. Appendix E: Open Scene Scenarios. Appendix F: Open Scene Score. Appendix G: Observing Stanislavski''''s System. Appendix H: Script Analysis. Appendix I: Character Analysis. Appendix J: Audition Observation. Appendix K: Sample Scene. Appendix L: Suggestions for Further Study.

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