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Acting comedy

Author: Christopher Olsen
Publisher: Abingdon, Oxon ; New York, NY : Routledge, 2016.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Acting comedy.
Abingdon, Oxon ; New York, NY : Routledge, 2016
(DLC) 2015012710
(OCoLC)906447054
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Christopher Olsen
ISBN: 9781317486640 1317486641 9781315709673 1315709678 9781317486657 131748665X
OCLC Number: 919431058
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: 1. 'Through wall's chink' : or, audience interplay in comic acting / Ian Wilkie --
2. Straight line/wavy line / Steve Kaplan --
3. Using punctuation to facilitate comedy in the plays of George Bernard Shaw and beyond / Candice Brown --
4. Comedy through commedia / Judith Chaffee --
5. Physicalizing farce / Davis Rider Robinson --
6. Comic gesture using "viewpoints" / Christopher Olsen --
7. Playing with language : wit and wordplay / Merry Conway --
8. Comedy structure and acting choices / Greg Dean --
9. The secret of great comedy / Scott Meltzer --
10. Unexpected : 5 1/2 rules to better improvisation / Shad Willingham.
Responsibility: edited by Christopher Olsen.

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"Highly recommended - a healthy smorgasbord of essays on ways to approach the challenges of comedic acting. The contributors are thoroughly seasoned practitioners and instructors, with comic Read more...

 
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