ISBN-10:
0205151655
ISBN-13:
9780205151653
Pub. Date:
11/11/1993
Publisher:
Pearson
Acting Without Agony: An Alternative to the Method / Edition 2

Acting Without Agony: An Alternative to the Method / Edition 2

by Don Richardson

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Acting Without Agony: An Alternative to the Method / Edition 2

This practical, step-by-step guide is organized into 18 lessons for achieving outstanding performance in acting and directing. This text offers an alternative to the Stanislavsky "method" and teaches another way of arriving at emotions, which is described in detail throughout the text. MARKETS: Undergraduate and graduate courses in acting and directing.

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ISBN-13: 9780205151653
Publisher: Pearson
Publication date: 11/11/1993
Edition description: 2nd ed
Pages: 268
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents



Foreword by Helen Hayes.


Introduction to the Course.


Lesson I: What Is Acting?


Lesson II: What Must I Think?


Lesson III: Who Is My Character?


Lesson IV: What Are Feelings?


Lesson V: What My Body Remembers.


Lesson VI: Stretching My Emotional Range.


Lesson VII: Planning My Performance.


Lesson VIII: Going Beyond My Boundaries.


Lesson IX: What Kind of Play Is It?


Lesson X: Mastering My Five Senses.


Lesson XI: Creating Experiences I've Never Had.


Lesson XII: Can I Play Comedy?


Lesson XIII: Working with the Director.


Lesson XIV: Finding My Way on Stage.


Lesson XV: Can I Play Shakespeare?


Lesson XVI: Acting For the Camera.


Lesson XVII: Solving Special Problems.


Lesson XVIII: Sharpening My Skills.


Subject Index.


Name Index.

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