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The improvisation book : how to conduct successful improvisation sessions

Author: John Abbott
Publisher: London : Nick Hern Limited, 2007. ©2007
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"John Abbott's Improvisation Book takes us step by step, session by session through a graded series of improvisation exercises starting with the very first class - full of inhibited first-timers - then adding a new element at each session until the once bashful students have a full vocabulary of improvisational techniques."--Jacket.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Abbott
ISBN: 9781854599612 1854599615
OCLC Number: 124981392
Notes: Pages of plates on heavy paper contain character and scenario cards intended to be cut out and used as prompts for improvisation.
Description: 185 pages [32] pages of plates ; 22 cm
Contents: Trusting yourself --
Trusting others --
Being there --
Atmospheres --
Adjusting the scenario --
Emotions --
Activities --
Objectives --
Character --
Consolidation --
Listening --
Building together --
Releasing the imagination --
Re-incorporating --
Incidents --
Interruptions --
Appendix : Warm-up games and exercises.
Responsibility: John Abbott.

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Takes the teacher step-by-step through a series of graded improvisation exercises. This work also contains a set of 96 Improvisation Cards. Drawn at random, these cards determine Character and  Read more...

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