skip to content
Embodied acting : what neuroscience tells us about performance Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

Embodied acting : what neuroscience tells us about performance

Author: Rick Kemp
Publisher: London : Routledge, 2012
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
' A focus on the body, its actions, and its cognitive mechanisms identifies ... foundational principles of activity that link the three elements of theatre; Story, Space, and Time. The three meet in, are defined by, and expressed through the actor' s body.' ' from the Introduction Embodied Acting is an essential, pragmatic intervention in the study of how recent discoveries within cognitive science can ' and should  Read more...
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

 

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Rick Kemp
ISBN: 9780415507875 9780415507882 9780203126110 0415507871 041550788X 0203126114
OCLC Number: 801358536
Notes: Introduction. Why should theatre people be interested in cognitive studies?. How does the actor communicate meaning non-verbally?. What is the relationship between thought, physical action, and language?. How does the actor create a character?. How does the actor identify with the character?. How does the actor embody emotion in fictional circumstances?. Conclusion
Description: xxiii, 230 s. : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: Introduction --
Why should theatre people be interested in cognitive studies? --
How does the actor communicate meaning non-verbally? --
What is the relationship between thought, physical action, and language? --
How does the actor create a character? --
How does the actor identify with the character? --
How does the actor embody emotion in fictional circumstances? --
Conclusion
Responsibility: Rick Kemp

Abstract:

' A focus on the body, its actions, and its cognitive mechanisms identifies ... foundational principles of activity that link the three elements of theatre; Story, Space, and Time. The three meet in, are defined by, and expressed through the actor' s body.' ' from the Introduction Embodied Acting is an essential, pragmatic intervention in the study of how recent discoveries within cognitive science can ' and should ' be applied to performance. For too long, a conceptual separation of mind and body has dominated actor training in the West.

Reviews

Editorial reviews

Publisher Synopsis

'This is a very interesting book for actors, directors and - as I think - also for psychologists and philosophers. It can be seen as a pioneering work, opening doors to new fields of research: actors Read more...

 
User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/801358536> # Embodied acting : what neuroscience tells us about performance
    a schema:Book, schema:CreativeWork ;
   library:oclcnum "801358536" ;
   library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/uik> ;
   library:placeOfPublication <http://dbpedia.org/resource/London> ; # London
   schema:about <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85000748> ; # Actors--Psychology
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1130217673#Thing/fortaelling_rum_og_tid> ; # Fortælling, rum og tid
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/866540> ; # Cognitive neuroscience
   schema:about <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh2007100523> ; # Acting--Psychological aspects
   schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/792.02/e23/> ;
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1130217673#Thing/teatrets_elementer> ; # Teatrets elementer
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/796312> ; # Actors--Psychology
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/796157> ; # Acting--Psychological aspects
   schema:bookFormat bgn:PrintBook ;
   schema:contributor <http://viaf.org/viaf/233285138> ; # Rick Kemp
   schema:datePublished "2012" ;
   schema:description "' A focus on the body, its actions, and its cognitive mechanisms identifies ... foundational principles of activity that link the three elements of theatre; Story, Space, and Time. The three meet in, are defined by, and expressed through the actor' s body.' ' from the Introduction Embodied Acting is an essential, pragmatic intervention in the study of how recent discoveries within cognitive science can ' and should ' be applied to performance. For too long, a conceptual separation of mind and body has dominated actor training in the West." ;
   schema:description "Introduction -- Why should theatre people be interested in cognitive studies? -- How does the actor communicate meaning non-verbally? -- What is the relationship between thought, physical action, and language? -- How does the actor create a character? -- How does the actor identify with the character? -- How does the actor embody emotion in fictional circumstances? -- Conclusion" ;
   schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/1130217673> ;
   schema:inLanguage "en" ;
   schema:name "Embodied acting : what neuroscience tells us about performance" ;
   schema:productID "801358536" ;
   schema:publication <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/801358536#PublicationEvent/london_routledge_2012> ;
   schema:publisher <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1130217673#Agent/routledge> ; # Routledge
   schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780203126110> ;
   schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780415507882> ;
   schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780415507875> ;
   wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/801358536> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://dbpedia.org/resource/London> # London
    a schema:Place ;
   schema:name "London" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1130217673#Thing/fortaelling_rum_og_tid> # Fortælling, rum og tid
    a schema:Thing ;
   schema:name "Fortælling, rum og tid" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1130217673#Thing/teatrets_elementer> # Teatrets elementer
    a schema:Thing ;
   schema:name "Teatrets elementer" ;
    .

<http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh2007100523> # Acting--Psychological aspects
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Acting--Psychological aspects" ;
    .

<http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85000748> # Actors--Psychology
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Actors--Psychology" ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/796157> # Acting--Psychological aspects
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Acting--Psychological aspects" ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/796312> # Actors--Psychology
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Actors--Psychology" ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/866540> # Cognitive neuroscience
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Cognitive neuroscience" ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/233285138> # Rick Kemp
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:birthDate "1958" ;
   schema:familyName "Kemp" ;
   schema:givenName "Rick" ;
   schema:name "Rick Kemp" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780203126110>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
   schema:isbn "0203126114" ;
   schema:isbn "9780203126110" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780415507875>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
   schema:isbn "0415507871" ;
   schema:isbn "9780415507875" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780415507882>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
   schema:isbn "041550788X" ;
   schema:isbn "9780415507882" ;
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.