Advanced Acting: Style, Character, and Performance

Advanced Acting: Style, Character, and Performance

by Robert Cohen



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Advanced Acting: Style, Character, and Performance by Robert Cohen

A follow-up to the best-selling introductory text Acting One, this text provides exercises and scenework in seven historical periods to help students extend their basic acting skills.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780767425421
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies, The
Publication date: 08/06/2001
Pages: 272
Product dimensions: 6.56(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

Preface / Notes to Students and InstructorsPart I. The Exercises Lesson 1: Style Exercise 1-1 Baby Talk / Exercise 1-2 Baby Moves / Caveat Lesson 2: Stylized Exchanges Exercise 2-1 Pig Latin / Exercise 2-2 Speaking in (Foreign) Tongues / Exercise 2-3 Contemporary Greetings / Exercise 2-4 A Sampling of Elizabethan Greetings / Exercise 2-5 Ad Lib Elizabethan Greetings / Exercise 2-6 Ad Lib Elizabethan Insults / Exercise 2-7 Hamlet's Greeting to the Players Lesson 3: Roses Are Red Rhyme and Verse / Exercise 3-1 Roses Are Red / Exercise 3-2 Roses Are Redder - Take One / Eye Contact - And Looking Elsewhere / Exercise 3-3 Roses Are Redder - Take Two / Exercise 3-4 Roses Are Redder - Take Three / Thinking Your Character's Thoughts / Exercise 3-5 Roses Are Redder - Take Four / Playing the Play Lesson 4: Playing God Exercise 4-1 Playing God / Playing a Character Lesson 5: Characterization (and more...)

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