Actor at Work

ISBN-10: 0205542077

ISBN-13: 9780205542079

Edition: 10th 2009

Authors: Robert Benedetti

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This edition marks the 40 th Anniversary ofthis classic and comprehensive introduction to acting. With this new edition, Benedetti continues to provide wide-ranging insight into the techniques and demands of acting today.Centered on the concept of action,The Actor at Workcovers all the major skills of the actor, including voice, speech, movement, analysis and role-playing. Using many ideas from contemporary psychology and various physical and spiritual disciplines, this text helps the reader uncover and develop the actors within themselves, as it encourages self-discovery through participatory activities and exercises.
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Book details

List price: $182.60
Edition: 10th
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: Allyn & Bacon, Incorporated
Publication date: 1/15/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 224
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.144
Language: English

List of Exercises
Preface
The Ground: Preparing Yourself
The Exercises and In-Class Performances
A Note On Discipline
The Actor
In You The Skills Of The Actor
The Tradition Of The Actor
The Modern Period Acting and Your Personal Growth
Summary
The Creative State Tension and Excessive Effort
Restful Alertness Experiencing Wholeness
Relaxation The Here and Now
Summary
Centering, Moving, and Gesturing
The Pure Center and the Voice
The Actor s Use of Center Grounding
Your Changing Relationship to Gravity Phrasing Movement Gesture
The Genesis of Gesture
Summary
Voice The Voice and Emotion
The Source of the Voice
The Cycle of Energy Tone Production
The Voice and Inner Dynamic
The Voice and Attitude Using Your Own Voice
Summary
Speech
The Process of Speech Nasal Sounds
Oral Sounds: Vowels and Diphthongs
Oral Sounds: Consonants Projection Speech, Context, and Character
Further Training of Body and Voice
Summary
Dramatic Language Text and Subtext
Word Choice Context
Rhythm Melody Imagery
Summary
Working With Others
The Bodily Center and Relationship Commitment, Support, and Communication
Transaction and Teamwork
Summary
The Path: Exploring Action
The Flow and Shape of Dramatic Action Aristotle on Action
Action and Reaction: The Life of the Scene
The Shape of Drama
Drama and Conflict
Summary
Action for the Actor
Action According To Stanislavski Action in Life
Internal and External Action Believability Indicating
Summary
Action, Character, and Emotion Public Solitude
Dual Consciousness
Action and Character
Action and Emotion
Emotional Recall and Substitution
The Role of Emotion in Performance Personalization and the Magic if
Summary
The Acting Process: Givens, Needs, Objectives, And Actions
A Scene of Your Own
The Given Circumstances Needs and Aspirations
Objectives Defining Productive
Objectives Defining Playable Actions: Verbs Automatic Actions
Summary
Beats, Through-Line, And Superobjective
The Levels of Action Scene
Structure Breaking Down
The Scene
The Through-Line
The Superobjective
The Acting Process
Summary
The Fruition: Preparing The Performance
The Function and Elements of Character Functional and Likeness
Traits Physical
Traits Social Traits
A Note on Style Psychological Traits
Moral Traits Economy of Characterization
A Character Checklist
Summary
The Character s Mind
The Instroke of Reaction Choice
Automatic Actions
Direct and Indirect Action
Not Doing: Suppression
The Character s Self-Image
Summary
The Character s Body
The Character s Center
The Flow of Bodily Energy Physique and Personality Body Alignment and Character
Summary
Rehearsing Auditions Preparations and Homework Early
Read-Throughs Exploring the Action Establishing the Score Communication in Rehearsals
You and Your Director Getting Off Book
Summary
Staging
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