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Clues to acting Shakespeare

Author: Wesley Van Tassel
Publisher: New York : Allworth Press, ©2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This work is intended to help the working actor discover the specific skills for use in Shakespearean productions. Such topics as phrasing, breathing skills, structure and rhythm, imagery and much more are covered, with the intention of giving the actor a better understanding of the many nuances needed to properly present the prose of the great bard.
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Named Person: William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Wesley Van Tassel
ISBN: 1581150539 9781581150537 1581150229 9781581150223
OCLC Number: 43520984
Description: xvii, 189 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Common understandings --
The basic skill set for working with heightened language --
Scansion, phrasing, and caesura --
Support the line and thought --
Practice the breathing skill --
Practice the speaking skill --
Working with structure and rhythm --
Practice identifying antithesis --
Text analysis --
Love the imagery --
Reading Shakespeare aloud --
Worksheets --
Scenes and monologues --
The morning session --
The afternoon session --
The evening session --
More exercises.
Responsibility: Wesley Van Tassel.

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