ISBN-10:
002659904X
ISBN-13:
9780026599047
Pub. Date:
05/28/2006
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Companies, The
Stage and the School / Edition 7

Stage and the School / Edition 7

by Harry H. Schanker

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ISBN-13: 9780026599047
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies, The
Publication date: 05/28/2006
Edition description: Older Edition
Pages: 558
Product dimensions: 7.60(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

PART ONE Interpreting the Drama
Improvisation
Setting the Scene
7(1)
About Improvisation
8(1)
Character-Centered and Situation-Centered Action
9(2)
Improvising Scenes
11(14)
Review
22(1)
Career: Salesperson
Review Workshop
23(2)
Pantomime and Mime
Setting the Scene
25(1)
Basic Pantomime Movements
26(11)
Principles of Pantomime
37(4)
Individual Pantomimes
41(8)
Group Pantomimes
49(2)
Mime
51(12)
Review
60(1)
Career: Choreographer
Review Workshop
61(2)
Voice and Diction
Setting the Scene
63(1)
Developing an Effective Voice
64(6)
Using Your Voice Effectively
70(14)
Improving Your Diction
84(8)
Voice and Diction in Acting
92(5)
Review
94(1)
Career: Radio Announcer
Review Workshop
95(2)
Acting
Setting the Scene
97(1)
Shakespeare's Advice to Actors
98(1)
The Special Language of Acting
99(3)
Approaches to Acting
102(3)
Characterization
105(7)
Building Up Your Part
112(8)
Physical Acting
120(12)
Vocal Acting
132(2)
Getting Onstage
134(3)
Acting Techniques
137(3)
Communicating Onstage
140(7)
Dialect
147(3)
Rehearsing
150(3)
Adapting to the Arena and Thrust Stages
153(9)
Review
156(1)
Career: Actor
Review Workshop
157(1)
Theater Etiquette
158(4)
PART TWO A Treasury of Scenes and Monologues
Scenes for One Man and One Woman
Romeo and Juliet
162(1)
The Importance of Being Earnest
163(2)
Whose Life Is It Anyway?
165(2)
The Rainmaker
167(1)
The Diary of Anne Frank
168(1)
Barefoot in the Park
169(2)
Harvey
171(2)
The Dining Room
173(2)
The Breakfast Special
175(2)
The Sound of a Voice
177(2)
Green Grow the Lilacs
179(2)
Scenes for Two Women
Antigone
181(1)
The Glass Menagerie
182(3)
Wine in the Wilderness
185(2)
Butterflies Are Free
187(3)
Romeo and Juliet
190(3)
Brighton Beach Memoirs
193(1)
I Love You, I Love You Not
194(1)
Riders to the Sea
195(1)
Haiku
196(1)
On Golden Pond
197(3)
Scenes for Two Men
You Can't Take It with You
200(1)
No Time for Sergeants
201(3)
Dial M for Murder
204(2)
The Importance of Being Earnest
206(2)
Brighton Beach Memoirs
208(1)
Fences
209(2)
How I Got That Story
211(3)
Man with Bags
214(2)
Othello
216(3)
Scenes for Mixed Groups
The Diary of Anne Frank
219(2)
A Raisin in the Sun
221(2)
Letters to a Student Revolutionary
223(2)
The Dramatic Circle
225(2)
The Mask of Hiroshima
227(2)
The Dining Room
229(3)
Monologues for Women
The Belle of Amherst
232(1)
A Raisin in the Sun
233(1)
The Effects of Gamma Rays on Man-in-the-Moon Marigolds
234(1)
I Remember Mama
235(1)
The Taming of the Shrew
235(1)
I Love You, I Love You NOt
236(1)
Fences
236(1)
The Search for Signs of Intelligent Life in the Universe
237(1)
Monologues for Men
Cyrano de Bergerac
238(1)
Julius Caesar
238(2)
Wine in the Wilderness
240(1)
You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown
241(1)
A Thousand Clowns
241(1)
Man of La Mancha
242(1)
The Piano Lesson
243(1)
A Few Good Men
243(1)
My Children! My Africa!
244(9)
Readers Theater
246(7)
PART THREE Appreciating the Drama
The Structure of Drama
Setting the Scene
253(1)
Tradition and Innovation in Drama
254(1)
Narrative Essentials
255(14)
Review
266(1)
Career: Director of a Community Theater
Review Workshop
267(2)
Varieties of Drama
Setting the Scene
269(1)
Tragedy
270(4)
Comedy
274(6)
Types of Comedy
280(5)
Other Types of Drama
285(3)
Styles of Drama
288(9)
Review
294(1)
Career: Playwright
Review Workshop
295(2)
History of Drama
Setting the Scene
297(1)
Origins of Western Drama
298(7)
The Renaissance and Drama
305(10)
Later Drama in England
315(2)
Later Drama Elsewhere in Europe
317(3)
Drama in Asia
320(1)
Drama in the United States
321(12)
Review
326(1)
Career: Teacher
Review Workshop
327(1)
Puppet Theater
328(5)
PART FOUR Producing the Drama
Producing the Play
Setting the Scene
333(1)
The Production Staff
334(9)
Prerehearsal Activities
343(13)
Rehearsals
356(19)
Review
372(1)
Career: Business Manager
Review Workshop
373(2)
Producing the Musical Play
Setting the Scene
375(1)
Types of Musical Theater
376(2)
Planning for the Musical
378(3)
Directing the Musical Play
381(6)
Staging the Musical Play
387(10)
Review
394(1)
Career: Musician
Review Workshop
395(2)
Stage Settings
Setting the Scene
397(1)
Purposes of Scenery
398(3)
Scenic Design
401(11)
Procedures in Scenic Design
412(11)
Constructing the Set
423(17)
Stage Safety
440(3)
Scenery and the Performance
443(4)
Review
444(1)
Career: Set Designer
Review Workshop
445(2)
Lighting
Setting the Scene
447(1)
Stage Lighting Effects
448(1)
Lighting Equipment
449(4)
Basic Lighting Principles
453(6)
Special Lighting Effects
459(4)
Planning the Lighting
463(6)
Review
466(1)
Career: Electrical Technician
Review Workshop
467(2)
Costuming
Setting the Scene
469(1)
Effective Costuming
470(14)
Obtaining the Costumes
484(7)
Caring for Costumes
491(4)
Review
492(1)
Career: Costume Designer
Review Workshop
493(2)
Makeup
Setting the Scene
495(1)
The Basics
496(4)
Straight Makeup: The Six Steps
500(8)
Special Makeup Problems
508(20)
Review
520(1)
Career: Makeup Artist
Review Workshop
521(1)
How to Judge a Play
522(6)
Glossary 528(16)
Index 544

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