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Actors and the art of performance : under exposure

Author: Susanne Valerie; Laura Radosh; Alice Lagaay
Publisher: Houndsmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire : Palgrave Macmillan, 2016.
Series: Performance philosophy.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Actors and the Art of Performance: Under Exposure combines the authorℓ́ℓs two main biographical paths: her professional commitment to the fi elds of both theater and philosophy. The art of acting on stage is analyzed here not only from the theoretical perspective of a spectator but also from the perspective of the actor. The author draws on her experience as both a theater actor and a university professor whose  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Printed edition:
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Susanne Valerie; Laura Radosh; Alice Lagaay
ISBN: 9781137596345 1137596341
OCLC Number: 952391352
Description: 1 online resource (XI, 120 pages)
Contents: Part I: Hits --
1. Auditorium X --
Double stalemate --
Turning point, peripeteia --
Turn around --
i, mine --
2. Speculations --
Actors' fears --
Crying --
Child's play --
Exposed --
With-out me --
3. Black out --
First time at the theater --
Part II: Experts in being? --
4. The actor: A creature of fable --
why do you want to be an actor? --
5. The Causa Corpora --
The kiss of Olympia --
Machine against man --
The actor's trump card --
6. The gift of acting --
Skipping --
Prejudice --
Subject-based thinking versus stage experience --
Master and servant --
Bodies on stage --
Innocence of becoming --
Language and speaking --
Digesting speech --
Counterwords --
The Other, the others --
Affect versus thought --
Thinking and acting --
Repetition --
7. The gift of death --
Tu es mort --
Theater as a symbolic death --
Point of no return --
Felicity --
a salto mortale --
Our friend Touchstone --
8. Finale and punctum --
Why do you want to be an actor?
Series Title: Performance philosophy.
Responsibility: Susanne Valerie ; translated from the German by Laura Radosh and Alice Lagaay.

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