The Actor As Storyteller: An Introduction to Acting (Paperback)

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(Book). The Actor as Storyteller is intended for serious beginning actors. It opens with an overview, explaining the differences between theater and its hybrid mediums, the part an actor plays in each of those mediums. It moves on to the acting craft itself, with a special emphasis on analysis and choice-making, introducing the concept of the actor as storyteller, then presents the specific tools an actor works with. Next, it details the process an actor can use to prepare for scene work and rehearsals, complete with a working plan for using the tools discussed. The book concludes with a discussion of mental preparation, suggestions for auditioning, a process for rehearsing a play, and an overview of the realities of show business. Included in this updated edition are: * A detailed examination of script analysis of the overall play and of individual scenes * A sample of an actor's script, filled with useful script notations * Two new short plays, one written especially for this text * Updated references, lists of plays, and recommended further reading

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ISBN 9780879103866
Genre PERFORMING ARTS / Acting & Auditioning
Format Paperback
Pages 329
Publisher Date 2012-01-01 00:00:00.0
Publisher Limelight Editions
Copyright Year 2012
Height 9.0 in
Wdth 6.0 in
Thickness 0.75 in
Unit weight 0.48 lb
Language English
Subtitle An Introduction to Acting
Edition Detail Reprint
Audience General/trade
Authors Miller, Bruce
Country of Origin United States
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