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Power of the Actor The Chubbuck Technique

ISBN-10: 1592401538
ISBN-13: 9781592401536
Edition: 2005
Authors: Ivana Chubbuck
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Description: The first book from the leading instructor to the stars, whose client roster includes Brad Pitt, Jim Carrey, Kate Hudson, David Duchovny, and Halle Berry (for an Oscar-winning performance in Monster's Ball), The Power of the Actor gives every reader  More...

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Book details

List price: $21.00
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date: 8/18/2005
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 400
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.75" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.188
Language: English

The first book from the leading instructor to the stars, whose client roster includes Brad Pitt, Jim Carrey, Kate Hudson, David Duchovny, and Halle Berry (for an Oscar-winning performance in Monster's Ball), The Power of the Actor gives every reader directions to excellence. Previous generations of actors were steeped in the teaching traditions of Stanislavski, Strasberg, and Hagen, which focused on feelings. For many of today's hottest talents, the Chubbuck Technique is the first choice--the new acting technique for the twenty-first century. Taking the theories of those traditional masters into a new realm of psychological and behavioral study, industry veteran Ivana Chubbuck has developed a curriculum that guides students to the heart of a character by finding out what the character wants more than anything else and the behaviors they will use to get it. Filled with fascinating behind-the-scenes accounts of how countless celebrities mastered their craft, The Power of the Actor offers a trove of tidbits for fans as well.

Introduction
The 12-Step Chubbuck Acting Technique
Tool #1: Overall Objective
Tool #2: Scene Objective
Tool #3: Obstacles
Tool #4: Substitution
Tool #5: Inner Objects
Tool #6: Beats and Actions
Tool #7: Moment Before
Tool #8: Place and Fourth Wall
Tool #9: Doings
Tool #10: Inner Monologue
Tool #11: Previous Circumstances
Tool #12: Let It Go
Other Acting Tools and Exercises
Substance Abuse
Creating Sexual Chemistry
Playing a Serial Killer
Creating Organic Fear
Creating Organic Feelings of Death and Dying
Experiencing Feeling Pregnant
Experiencing Parenthood
Playing a Paraplegic or Quadraplegic
Creating Emotional Realities for Scars and Bruises
Organically Realizing the Character's Occupation, Profession or Career
The Practical Application of the 12 Tools
Script Analysis for Uncle Vanya Using the 12 Tools
Practical Application: Three-or-More-Person Scenes
Epilogue
Acknowledgments

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