Jacques Lecoq

Jacques Lecoq

by Simon Murray
     
 

This text offers a concise guide to the teaching and philosophy of one of the most significant figures in twentieth century actor training. Lecoq's influence on the theatre of the latter half of the twentieth century cannot be overestimated.

This is the first book to combine

  • an historical introduction to his life and the context in which he

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Overview

This text offers a concise guide to the teaching and philosophy of one of the most significant figures in twentieth century actor training. Lecoq's influence on the theatre of the latter half of the twentieth century cannot be overestimated.

This is the first book to combine

  • an historical introduction to his life and the context in which he worked
  • an analysis of his teaching methods and principles of body work, movement
  • creativity, and contemporary theatre
  • detailed studies of the work of Theatre de Complicite and Mummenschanz
  • practical exercises demonstrating Lecoq's distinctive approach to actor training.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415258821
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
11/06/2003
Series:
Routledge Performance Practitioners Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
200
Product dimensions:
5.00(w) x 7.70(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

List of figures
Acknowledgements
1The Life of Jacques Lecoq1
2The Texts of Jacques Lecoq43
3Traces of Jacques Lecoq: Theatre de Complicite's Street of Crocodiles and The Work of Mummenschanz95
4Practical Exercises127
5Conclusion153
Name glossary161
Bibliography169
Index177

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