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Acrobat of the Heart : a Physical Approach to Acting Inspired by the Work of Jerzy Grotowski.

Author: Stephen Wangh
Publisher: New York : Random House US, 2010.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The actor will do, in public, what is considered impossible. When the renowned Polish director Jerzy Grotowski began his 1967 American workshop with these words, his students were stunned. But within four weeks they themselves had experienced the impossible. In An Acrobat of the Heart, teacher-director-playwright Stephen Wangh reveals how Jerzy Grotowski's physical exercises can open a pathway to the actor's inner  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Wangh, Stephen.
Acrobat of the Heart : A Physical Approach to Acting Inspired by the Work of Jerzy Grotowski.
New York : Random House US, ©2010
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Stephen Wangh
ISBN: 9780375706721 0375706720
OCLC Number: 1031966320
Description: 1 online resource (295 pages)

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The actor will do, in public, what is considered impossible. When the renowned Polish director Jerzy Grotowski began his 1967 American workshop with these words, his students were stunned. But within four weeks they themselves had experienced the impossible. In An Acrobat of the Heart, teacher-director-playwright Stephen Wangh reveals how Jerzy Grotowski's physical exercises can open a pathway to the actor's inner creativity. Drawing on Grotowski's insights and on the work of Stanislavski, Uta Hagen, and others, Wangh bridges the gap between rigorous physical training and practical scene and ch.

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