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Process : an improviser's journey

Author: Mary Scruggs; Michael J Gellman; Second City (Theater company)
Publisher: Evanston, Ill. : Northwestern University Press, 2008.
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Modeled after Stanislavski's timeless An actor prepares, Process follows a fictional young actor taking Gellman's real-life class. He undergoes the standard trials of audition and rejection before he takes the advice of a fellow actor and turns to improv classes at Second City. At first, Geoff thinks improvisation is about laughs and loosening up, but he soon learns that it is a powerful tool as well as an end in  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Scruggs, Mary.
Process.
Evanston, Ill. : Northwestern University Press, 2008
(DLC) 2007035886
(OCoLC)167764268
Material Type: Document, Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Mary Scruggs; Michael J Gellman; Second City (Theater company)
ISBN: 9780810162167 0810162164
OCLC Number: 316716205
Notes: "The Second City"--Cover.
Description: 1 online resource (xxvii, 155 p.)
Contents: An improviser's journey --
The audition --
A new journey --
Objects, environments, and a trip through the imagination --
The trouble with words --
The universe within a single point of concentration --
Looking out --
Couch and point of view --
A small town called Henry --
Five-minute porch plays --
Here, there be dragons --
Afterword.
Responsibility: Mary Scruggs and Michael J. Gellman ; foreword by Anne Libera.

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Geoff has just moved to Chicago to pursue acting. He undergoes the standard trials of audition and rejection before he takes the advice of a fellow actor and turns to improve classes at Second City.  Read more...

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"Process: An Improviser's Journey "has truly captured that exhilaration we've felt performing long-form improv for the stage. It's this collaborative process, the controlled accident, that generates Read more...

 
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