Jacques Lecoq

Jacques Lecoq

by Simon Murray
     
 

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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

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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:
9781134513628
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
03/01/2004
Series:
Routledge Performance Practitioners
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
200
File size:
1 MB

Meet the Author

Simon Murray is Senior Lecturer in Drama at the University of Sunderland

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