Singing, Acting, and Movement in Opera A Guide to Singer-Getics

ISBN-10: 0253215323

ISBN-13: 9780253215321

Edition: 2002

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Drawing on years of research, teaching, and performing, Mark Ross Clark provides an overview of dramatic methodology for the singing actor that encourages the student's active participation, with practical exercises and applications to well-known opera excerpts.
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Book details

List price: $22.95
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: Indiana University Press
Publication date: 4/9/2009
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 176
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.594
Language: English

Mark Ross Clark is Director of Opera and Musical Theatre at the University of Louisiana-Monroe and directs the Louisiana Lyric Opera. He is author of Singing, Acting, and Movement in Opera (IUP, 2002).

Foreword: A Message from Tito Capobianco
List of Interviews Using the Guidebook
Body Awareness: Stretching For Flexibility and Power
Postural: Aligning the Body
The Expressive Face: Communicating Emotions Onstage
Character Study: Decoding the Clues to Character
Environment: Setting the Stage
Elements of Stagecraft: Learning the Language
Historical Etiquette: Bowing to Tradition
Improvisation: Unlocking the Imagination
Monologues: Talking Opera
Physical Analysis: Moving in Character
The Aria: Making Choices
The Scene: Putting it all Together
The Opera: Preparing a Role
Performance Anxiety: Facing Fear
Careers in Opera: Stepping Out
Attitude Chart
"Postural Alignment" by Emily Bogard
Literary Background of Selected Operas
Stage Manager's Handbook
Stage Combat: Faints, Falls, and Fights
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