The Basics: Acting: The Basics

Editor/Author Merlin, Bella
Publication Year: 2018
Publisher: Routledge

Price: Core Collection Only
ISBN: 978-1-13-882040-1
Category: Arts & Leisure - Performing Arts
Book Status: Available
Table of Contents

Acting: The Basics remains a practical and theoretical guide to the world of the professional actor, which skilfully combines ideas from a range of practitioners and linking the academy to the industry.

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Table of Contents

  • Preface to the second edition
  • Abbreviations
  • Introduction
  • ‘Why do we do it?’: Some socio-cultural perspectives on acting
  • ‘Blazing the trail’: Russian and American executors of contemporary acting
  • ‘Merging methodologies’: Global trailblazers
  • ‘I can do that!’: Actor-training
  • ‘Building a character’: Rehearsal processes
  • ‘Another opening, another show!’: Performance practices
  • Epilogue
  • Glossary of terms
  • Select bibliography