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The actor speaks

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The Actor speaks: voice and the performer by Patsy Rodenburg . Published by Methuen 1998. Paperback. Covers are faded and corners are bumped. Page edges are marked and tanned.

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 for all actors .

Item details

Author(s):
Rodenburg P
Condition:
Used: good
Dimensions:
21x12x3cm
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
0413700305
ISBN-13:
9780413700308
Number of pages:
398
Publisher:
Methuen Drama
Title:
The Actor Speaks

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The Actor speaks: voice and the performer by Patsy Rodenburg . Published by Methuen 1998. Paperback. Covers are faded and corners are bumped. Page edges are marked and tanned.

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 for all actors .

Author(s):
Rodenburg P
Condition:
Used: good
Dimensions:
21x12x3cm
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
0413700305
ISBN-13:
9780413700308
Number of pages:
398
Publisher:
Methuen Drama
Title:
The Actor Speaks

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