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Respect for Acting

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ISBN-10: 0470228482

ISBN-13: 9780470228487

Edition: 2nd 2008

Authors: Haskel Frankel, David Hyde Pierce, Uta Hagen, Uta Hagen

List price: $22.95
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This fascinating and detailed book about acting is Miss Hagens credo, the accumulated wisdom of her years spent in intimate communion with her art. It is at once the voicing of her exacting standards for herself and those she teaches, and an explanation of the means to the end. For those unable to avail themselves of her personal tutelage, her book is the best substitute. - Publishers Weekly Uta Hagens Respect for Acting is not only pitched on a high artistic level but it is full of homely, practical information by a superb craftswoman. An illuminating discussion of the standards and techniques of enlightened stage acting. - Brooks Atkinson Hagen adds to the large corpus of titles…    
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Book details

List price: $22.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 7/8/2008
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 240
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.034
Language: English

Foreword
Acknowledgments
The Actor
Introduction
Concept
Identity
Substitution
Emotional Memory
Sense Memory
The Five Senses
Thinking
Walking and Talking
Improvisation
Reality
The Object Exercises
Introduction
The Basic Object Exercise
Three Entrances
Immediacy
The Fourth Wall
Endowment
Talking to Yourself
Outdoors
Conditioning Forces
History
Character Action
The Play and the Role
Introduction
First Contact with the Play
The Character
Circumstances
Relationship
The Objective
The Obstacle
The Action
The Rehearsal
Practical Problems
Communication
Style
Epilogue
Index