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A challenge for the actor

Author: Uta Hagen
Publisher: New York : Scribner's ; Toronto : Maxwell Macmillan Canada ; New York : Maxwell Macmillan International, ©1991.
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This book discusses the actor's goals, techniques, relationship to the physical and psychological senses, animation of the body and mind, listening and talking, and expectation. It includes useful exercises to help the actor in many areas.
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Hagen, Uta, 1919-2004.
Challenge for the actor.
New York : Scribner's ; Toronto : Maxwell Macmillan Canada ; New York : Maxwell Macmillan International, c1991
(OCoLC)551265319
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Uta Hagen
ISBN: 0684190400 9780684190402
OCLC Number: 23694028
Notes: "A Robert Stewart book."
Includes index.
Description: xxii, 309 p. ; 25 cm.
Contents: pt.1: The actor --
1. The actor's world --
2. The actor's goals --
3. The actor's techniques --
The outer techniques --
The human techniques --
pt.2: The human techniques --
4. The self --
5. Transference --
6. The physical senses --
7. The psychological senses --
8. Animation --
The body --
The mind --
Inner objects --
Listening talking --
9. Expectation --
pt.3: The exercises --
10. The exercises --
General purpose --
The six steps --
For the presentation --
11. The first exercise: physical destination --
12. The second exercise: the fourth side --
Communication --
Primary use of the fourth side --
Subliminal use of the fourth side --
13. The third exercise: changes of self --
14. The fourth exercise: moment to moment --
15. The fifth exercise: re-creating physical sensations --
16. The sixth exercise: bringing the outdoors on stage --
17. The seventh exercise: finding occupation while waiting --
18. The eight exercise: talking to yourself --
19. The ninth exercise: talking to the audience --
20. The tenth exercise: historical imagination --
Style --Historical imagination --
21. Combinations --
pt.4: The role --
22. The play --
23. Homework and rehearsal --
24. Scoring the role --
1. Who am "I"? --
2. What are "my" circumstances? --
3. What are "my" relationships"? --
4. What do "I" want? --
5. What's in "my" way? --
6. What do "I" do to get what "I" want?
Responsibility: Uta Hagen.
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This book discusses the actor's goals, techniques, relationship to the physical and psychological senses, animation of the body and mind, listening and talking, and expectation. It includes useful exercises to help the actor in many areas.

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