Theatre: The Rediscovery of Style [NOOK Book]

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First Published in 2008. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.
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Theatre: The Rediscovery of Style

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Overview

First Published in 2008. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780203890899
  • Publisher: Routledge
  • Publication date: 9/8/2008
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • File size: 722 KB

Meet the Author

Michel Saint-Denis was one of the preeminent theatrical theorists of the 20th Century. Aside from his contributions to acting, directing, teaching and writing, he also founded the London Theatre Studio, the Old Vic Theatre School and New York's Juillard Drama School.

Jane Baldwin is a theatre historian at the Boston Conservatory, and author of Michel Saint-Denis and the Shaping of the Modern Actor.

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Table of Contents

Prologue: Who Was Michel Saint-Denis? Part 1: The Classical Theatre 1. The Classical French Tradition: Contradictions and Contributions Part 2: Classical Theatre and Modern Realism 2. Style and Reality 3. Style and Stylization 4. Style in Acting, Directing, and Designing 5. Training for the Theatre Part 3: Acting Guidelines. Exerpts from Training for the Theatre 6. Guiding Principles: The Progression of the Training 7. The Actor’s Techniques: Physical and Vocal Expression 8. The Imaginative Background 9. Silent Acting – Improvisation

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