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The student actor prepares : acting for life

Author: Gai Jones
Publisher: Bristol, [England] Intellect, 2014. ©2014.
Series: Theatre in education (Bristol, England)
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Offers a practical, interactive approach to a student actor's journey. In this title, each chapter includes acting principles, their importance to the process, and workbook entries for emotional work, script analysis, and applications to the study of theater.

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gai Jones
ISBN: 9781783201907 1783201908 9781783202591 1783202599 9781783202607 1783202602
OCLC Number: 894832815
Description: 40 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Contents: Prologue Creative (CI) and Reflective Inquiry (RI) Journey Brief History of Theatre Acting Theatre Vocabulary for the Acting Student: Top One Hundred and Sixty Essential Words Theatrical Humor Reading Plays Closure for The Student Actor Prepares: Acting for Life: PrologueChapter One: Introduction to Theatre Acting Unlimited Potential Skills Developed by the Acting Process Actor's Personal Autobiography Natural Talents and Aptitudes Acknowledging your Uniqueness Positive New Experiences Dealing with Inhibitors Dealing with Negativism and Rejection in the Acting Biz Winning Attitudes Closure for Chapter One: Theatre ActingChapter Two: Creativity Introduction to CreativityDefinition of Creativity Say Yes to Creativity Various Types of Creative Thinking: Brainstorming, Intuition, and Left Brain Right Brain Tips on How to Increase your CreativityExperiences to Increase your Creativity Left Brain/Right Brain Experience Thinking Outside the Box How an Actor Benefits by Thinking CreativelyUsing Both Left and Right Brain Thinking in Acting Closure for Chapter Two: Creativity Chapter Three: Movement Introduction to Movement Definition of Movement History of Movement Training Introduction to Relaxation for Movement The BowVideo Recording as Part of your Rehearsal Process Preparation for Actor's Character Stance and Movement Stage Stances and Movement Introduction to Mime Study for the Actor Closure for Chapter Three: Movement Chapter Four: Vocal Work Introduction to Vocal Work Taking Care of your Voice Warm-Up for Vocal Experiences Vocal Vocabulary and Assignments Song Lyrics for Vocal Work Shakespeare for Vocal Interpretation Closure for Chapter Four: Vocal WorkChapter Five: Improvisation Introduction to Improvisation Definition of Improvisation History of Improvisation Why an Actor Studies Improvisation Vocabulary Used in the Study of Improvisation Difference between Giving a Speech and Solo Improvisation PerformanceDifference between Ad Lib and Improvisation How an Actor Uses Improvisation Basic Principles of Improvisation Warm-Ups for Improvisations Solo Improvisation Closure for Chapter Five: Improvisation Chapter Six: Acting and Script Study Introduction to Acting History of Acting: Mechanical to Method Master Acting Teachers Acting Vocabulary Reading and Analyzing a Script from an Actor's Point of View Character Biography for a Monologue from a Play Closure for Chapter Six: Acting and Script Analysis Chapter Seven: Monologues Introduction to Monologues Definition of a Monologue History of the Monologue Monologue VocabularyWhy an Actor Studies Monologues The First Day: Monologue for Analysis and Staging Warming Up Keeping it Real and in the Moment-Not Indicating Staging Memorizing Monologues Musical Theatre Lyrics as Monologues
Series Title: Theatre in education (Bristol, England)
Responsibility: Gai Jones.


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