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Speech for the Stage
     

Speech for the Stage

by Evangeline Machlin
 

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From its original publication, thousands of actors have used this classic text to develop and refine their voice and speech. Evangeline Machlin includes warm-up routines for the voice but initially focuses on the importance of listening. She also discusses such important elements as relaxation, phonetics, articulation, resonance, pitch, rate of speech and stress.

Overview

From its original publication, thousands of actors have used this classic text to develop and refine their voice and speech. Evangeline Machlin includes warm-up routines for the voice but initially focuses on the importance of listening. She also discusses such important elements as relaxation, phonetics, articulation, resonance, pitch, rate of speech and stress. In addition, there are chapters on dialects, on reading aloud, sight reading, auditioning and performance.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780878300150
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
06/25/1992
Edition description:
Revised
Pages:
268
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.56(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Meet the Author

Evangeline Machlin trained such actors as Steve McQueen, Lee Grant, Suzanne Pleshette, Joanne Woodward and Faye Dunaway. Dr. Machlin was formerly Director of Speech studies at the Neighborhood Playhouse School of the Theatre and Lecturer in Speech at Columbia University.

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