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Clues to acting Shakespeare

Author: Wesley Van Tassel
Publisher: New York, NY: Allworth Press, an imprint of Skyhorse Publishing, Inc., [2018]
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Third editionView all editions and formats
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"This third edition of Clues to Acting Shakespeare retains previous editions' unique solutions to challenges that face directors and actors at advanced levels and is expanded to include an entirely new section for amateur and community theatre groups. Text analysis, character studies, and both classical British training and American methods are explored. The exercises and recorded workshops provide inspiring advice  Read more...
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Van Tassel, Wesley, author.
Clues to acting Shakespeare
New York, New York : Allworth Press, an imprint of Skyhorse Publishing, Inc., [2018]
(DLC) 2018044943
Named Person: William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Wesley Van Tassel
ISBN: 9781621536628 1621536629
OCLC Number: 1054268834
Description: xviii, 337 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.
Responsibility: Wesley Van Tassel.

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