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Breath in Action: The Art of Breath in Vocal and Holistic Practice

Author: Jane Boston; Rena Cook
Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2009.
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Breath in Action looks at the significance of breath to human life - not just the simple fact that if we stop breathing, we die, but also the more subtle ways in which our breath interacts with our  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print
Breath in Action: The Art of Breath in Vocal and Holistic Practice
Material Type: Document
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jane Boston; Rena Cook
OCLC Number: 939818773
Notes: Book.
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Contents: Contributors' Biographies. Acknowledgements. Dedication. Foreword. Cicely Berry, Voice Director, Royal Shakespeare Company. Introduction. Jane Boston, Royal Academy of Dramatic Art (RADA), London, UK, and Rena Cook, University of Oklahoma School of Drama, USA. Part I: Breath and the Body. Introduction. Jane Boston and Rena Cook. 1. Anatomy of Breathing. Dr. Yolanda Heman-Ackah, Drexel University College of Medicine, Philadelphia, USA . 2. A Short History of Breath From Womb to Tomb. Stephanie Martin. 3. Effects of Posture and Diaphragmatic Breath. April Pierrot, Royal Academy of Dramatic Art (RADA), London, UK. 4. The Art of Breathing. Jessica Wolf, Yale School of Drama, USA. Part II. Breath and the Mind. Introduction. Jane Boston and Rena Cook. 5. Breath and the Science of Feeling. Rebecca Cuthbertson-Lane. 6. The Breathing Mind: The Feeling Voice. Joanna Weir Ouston, Oxford School of Drama, UK. 7. The Art of Breathing. Kristin Linklater, Columbia University, New York, USA. Part III: Breath and Holistic Practice. Introduction. Jane Boston and Rena Cook. 8. Dahnjeon Breathing: Training Actors' Voices Through Korean P'ansori. Kristin Linklater. 9. Transformative Breath: From Shamanism to Voice Practice. Marj McDaid, ArtsEd, London, UK. 10. Qi Gong Breath. Michael Morgan, Yale School of Drama, USA. 11. Integrated Movement Practices and the Breath. Debbie Green, Central School of Speech and Drama, London, UK. 12. Breath, Theatrical Authenticity, and the Healing Arts. Rena Cook. Part IV: Breath and Performance. Introduction. Jane Boston and Rena Cook. 13. Transformation and the Actor: The Responsive Breath. David Carey, Royal Academy of Dramatic Art (RADA), London, UK. 14. Breathing the Verse.: An Examination of Breath in Contemporary Actor Training. Jane Boston. 15. An Integration of Breath, Body and Mind. Lisa Wilson, Department of Theatre, University of Tulsa, Oklahoma, USA. 16. Laban and Breath: The Embodied Actor. Katya Bloom, Royal Academy of Dramatic Art (RADA), London, UK.17. The Breath: Heart and Soul of the Self. Judylee Vivier, MFA Acting Program, Brooklyn College, New York, USA . Index.

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The mystery of breath continues to intrigue us. We still do not know all the answers but as Judylee Vivier says, there is nothing really new: "The basic principles are definitive but there are many Read more...

 
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