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Movement training for actors

Author: Jackie Snow; Royal Academy of Dramatic Art (Great Britain)
Publisher: London : Methuen Drama, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : NTSC color broadcast system   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Movement training techniques allow actors to acquire the physical body language and non-verbal skills to clearly express the ideas and emotions of their characters. The techniques contained in this book help actors to develop awareness of their own natural posture, walk and rhythm, release the physical imagination and transform into the characters they are portraying, on stage, in film or on television. Movement  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Nonfiction films
Educational films
Feature films
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Book, Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Jackie Snow; Royal Academy of Dramatic Art (Great Britain)
ISBN: 9781408128572 1408128578
OCLC Number: 822957612
Notes: "RADA, Royal Academy of Dramatic Art"--Cover.
Description: xvi, 192 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm + 1 videodisc (approximately 63 min.)
Details: DVD, NTSC.
Contents: pt. 1. The universal state. The universal state for the group --
Space, dimension and rhythm --
The universal state for the individual --
Pure movement to achieve neutral --
pt. 2. Movements with imagination at the heart of pure movement. Core movement exercises --
Dynamic movement : the cat --
Acrobatics and tumbling for the acting student --
Neutral mask --
Character mask --
pt. 3. Body awareness, trust and sensitivity. Exploration of body and mind --
Massage and relaxation --
pt. 4. Observation and imagination. Observation --
Animal study --
Elements --
pt. 5. Imagination and transformation. The seven deadly sins --
Explorative movement --
Period movement --
Period dance.
Responsibility: Jackie Snow.
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A practical masterclass on movement from the Head of Movement at RADA, complete with video examples on a DVD. The book provides a complete curriculum on movement training: from pure movement, to  Read more...

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It is an excellent resource for practitioners looking for a store of movement exercises. -- Amita Nijhawan * New Theatre Quarterly * Summing Up: Highly recommended. All readers. -- J. Tomalin, San Read more...

 
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