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Acting With Adler
     

Acting With Adler

by Joanna Rotte, Ellen Adler
 

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ISBN-10: 0879102985

ISBN-13: 9780879102982

Pub. Date: 08/01/2004

Publisher: Hal Leonard Corporation

"Fascinating anedcotes about Adler's wit and style make this book an entertainment to read..." - Choice "Rotte's account creates a vivid portrait of Adler as a consummate teacher and a complex woman." -Theatre Journal

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"Fascinating anedcotes about Adler's wit and style make this book an entertainment to read..." - Choice "Rotte's account creates a vivid portrait of Adler as a consummate teacher and a complex woman." -Theatre Journal

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780879102982
Publisher:
Hal Leonard Corporation
Publication date:
08/01/2004
Pages:
194
Sales rank:
1,315,169
Product dimensions:
5.25(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.45(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword11
Introduction15
IThe Development of the Actor28
Artistic Standards28
Spiritual Standards36
Physical Standards40
Body40
Voice46
IIThe Resources of the Actor51
The Life of the World51
The Life of the Imagination59
The Life of Ideas64
The Life of Materials71
Costume71
Properties76
IIIAction: What the Actor Does79
The Physiology of Action79
Simple Doing84
Complication of the Doing88
Circumstances Around the Doing91
Attitude while Doing100
Justification of the Doing103
The Theme in Action107
The Anatomy of Action110
Inner Action113
Verbal Action118
Physical Action124
The Emotion in Action128
IVCharacterization: Who the Actor Becomes132
Character According to Type136
Individualizing the Character141
Coloring the Individual149
Heightening Character154
Character According to Society159
The Greeks160
The Clergy163
The Aristocracy165
The Peasantry166
The Middle Class169
VText: What the Actor Knows173
A Stella Adler Chronology189

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