The Method Acting Exercises Handbook

The Method Acting Exercises Handbook

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780415750059
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 01/04/2017
Pages: 236
Sales rank: 679,755
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

ABOUT THE HANDBOOK (INTRODUCTION)

PART ONE – THE EXERCISES

About the Exercises

Exercise Descriptions and Guides

Painting and Sculpture Exercise

Private Moment for the Character

Animal Exercise

Need Exercise

Music Exercise

Emotional Memory Exercise

PART TWO – BUILDING THE CHARACTER

PART THREE - ACTING AND DIRECTING CHOICES

Use the imagination to stimulate the creative process

Break down the text to discover fully developed believable characters

Use subtext to find logical emotional and physical behavior and

transitions

Find inspiration from the other art forms

Work alone and with scene partners to fulfill the given circumstances of

the play. (Understanding the characters psychology of behavior and

their very nature.

Making production choices for set, lighting, music, costumes,

transitions, etc.

PART FOUR APPLYING THE WORK

Rehearsal Procedures

Monologues

Auditions

Performance

Scene Examples

PART FIVE DIRECTING AND THE METHOD ACTING EXERCISES

Origins of Method Acting Use in Directing

Creating the Director’s Vision

Production and Technical Choices

Director’s Work with Cast and Crew

Selected Great Directors

PHOTOGRAPHS

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