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The Actor Speaks

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Beginning with what every first-year acting student faces in class and ending with what leading professional actors must achieve every night on the three stages of the Royal National Theatre, Patsy Rodenburg's celebrated work as one of the world's foremost voice and acting coaches is fully revealed in this thoughtful and inspirational book about the process of acting. Through a seven-step process, she takes the actor through an intensive voice and speech workshop tackling the vexing problems faced in rehearsal and on stage: breathing and relaxation; vocal range and power, communication with other actors and the audience; integrating movement, singing and speaking; deciphering and animating a text; adjusting voice to different size stages and auditoria; working in mediums beyond the stage; sustaining a performance through an entire evening and a long run and identifying and overcoming the countless potential problems that face every performer who works in front of an audience."The Actor Speaks is a stimulating read and an invaluable reference for all actors ... a landmark book" (The Stage)
This edition is in very good condition, tightly bound with clean white pages. The paperback cover and spine are also in very good condition with no blemishes.

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Signed by the author: "To Leonard best wishes Patsy Rodenburg"
Author(s):
Patsy Rodenburg
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
1998
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-13:
9780413700308
Number of pages:
400
Publisher:
Methuen Drama

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Beginning with what every first-year acting student faces in class and ending with what leading professional actors must achieve every night on the three stages of the Royal National Theatre, Patsy Rodenburg's celebrated work as one of the world's foremost voice and acting coaches is fully revealed in this thoughtful and inspirational book about the process of acting. Through a seven-step process, she takes the actor through an intensive voice and speech workshop tackling the vexing problems faced in rehearsal and on stage: breathing and relaxation; vocal range and power, communication with other actors and the audience; integrating movement, singing and speaking; deciphering and animating a text; adjusting voice to different size stages and auditoria; working in mediums beyond the stage; sustaining a performance through an entire evening and a long run and identifying and overcoming the countless potential problems that face every performer who works in front of an audience."The Actor Speaks is a stimulating read and an invaluable reference for all actors ... a landmark book" (The Stage)
This edition is in very good condition, tightly bound with clean white pages. The paperback cover and spine are also in very good condition with no blemishes.

Added value:
Signed by the author: "To Leonard best wishes Patsy Rodenburg"
Author(s):
Patsy Rodenburg
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
1998
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-13:
9780413700308
Number of pages:
400
Publisher:
Methuen Drama

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