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Impro: Improvisation and The Theatre

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"A hundred practical techniques for encouraging spontaneity and originality by catching the subconscious unawares.here is an inexhaustible supply of zany suggestions for unfreezing the petrified imagination " Daily Telegraph A leading figure in the theatre, Keith Johnstone lays bare histechniques and exercises to foster spontaneity and narrative skill foractors. These techniques and exercises were evolved in the actors'studio, when he was Associate Director of the Royal Court and then indemonstrations to schools and colleges and ultimately in the foundingof a company of performers called The Theatre Machine. Divided into four sections, "Status", "Spontaneity", "NarrativeSkills" and "Masks and Trance", arranged more or less in the order agroup might approach them, the book sets out the specific approaches which Johnstone has himself found most useful and most stimulating . The result is a fascinating exploration of the nature of spontaneous creativity. "Ifteachers were honoured in the British theatre along-side directors,designers and playwrights, Keith Johnstone would be as familiar a nameas are those of.Jocelyn Herbert, Edward Bond and other young talentswho were drawn to the great lodestone of the Royal Court Theatre in thelate 1950s. As head of the script department, Johnstone played acrucial part in the development of the 'writers' theatre." IrvingWardle.

The book is in good condition. There is slight folding at the outer corners.

Item details

Author(s):
Johnstone, Keith
Condition:
Used: good
Dimensions:
5" x 8"
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
0713687010
ISBN-13:
9780713687019
Number of pages:
208
Publisher:
Methuen Drama

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"A hundred practical techniques for encouraging spontaneity and originality by catching the subconscious unawares.here is an inexhaustible supply of zany suggestions for unfreezing the petrified imagination " Daily Telegraph A leading figure in the theatre, Keith Johnstone lays bare histechniques and exercises to foster spontaneity and narrative skill foractors. These techniques and exercises were evolved in the actors'studio, when he was Associate Director of the Royal Court and then indemonstrations to schools and colleges and ultimately in the foundingof a company of performers called The Theatre Machine. Divided into four sections, "Status", "Spontaneity", "NarrativeSkills" and "Masks and Trance", arranged more or less in the order agroup might approach them, the book sets out the specific approaches which Johnstone has himself found most useful and most stimulating . The result is a fascinating exploration of the nature of spontaneous creativity. "Ifteachers were honoured in the British theatre along-side directors,designers and playwrights, Keith Johnstone would be as familiar a nameas are those of.Jocelyn Herbert, Edward Bond and other young talentswho were drawn to the great lodestone of the Royal Court Theatre in thelate 1950s. As head of the script department, Johnstone played acrucial part in the development of the 'writers' theatre." IrvingWardle.

The book is in good condition. There is slight folding at the outer corners.

Author(s):
Johnstone, Keith
Condition:
Used: good
Dimensions:
5" x 8"
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
0713687010
ISBN-13:
9780713687019
Number of pages:
208
Publisher:
Methuen Drama

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