Tackling Text A Step-by-Step Guide for Actors
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Description: This is an intensely practical handbook for students, actors, and teachers on how to cope with text, character, and situation. Barbara Houseman's method is to state a precept and devise an exercise to explore it. The result is a book with a practical exercise on almost every page.
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All the information you need in one place! Each Study Brief is a summary of one specific subject; facts, figures, and explanations to help you learn faster.
List price: $26.95
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: Nick Hern Books, Limited
Publication date: 9/1/2008
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.75" long x 1.00" tall
|Introduction and Basics|
|Why Read This Book?: How This Book Can Help You|
|Where Do I Start?: The Basics|
|Are There Any Golden Rules?: The Three Connections|
|What Do I Say and How Do I Say It?: Handling Modern Text|
|And How the Hell Do I Say This?: Handling Classical Text|
|Who Am I?: Building Your Character|
|Where Am I and When?: Establishing Time and Place|
|What Do I Want?: Identifying Your Character's Objectives|
|What's Been Going on Before?: Fleshing Out the Back Story|
|What's Going on Now?: Exploring the Internal Dynamics of a Scene|
|How Do I Stop Sabotaging Myself?: Dealing with the Inner Critic|
|How Do I Share the Work Truthfully?: Transferring from Rehearsal to Performance|
|How Do I Convince Them?: Handling Auditions and Castings|
|What Do I Do When ...?: Troubleshooting|
|And What About ...?: Extra Notes on Classical Text|
|And Where Will I Find That?: The Exercise Finder|