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Theater games for the lone actor

Author: Viola Spolin; Paul Sills; Carol Sills
Publisher: Evanston, Ill. : Northwestern University Press, 2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Viola Spolin's Theater Games for the Lone Actor offers theater games and side coaching for the solo player. Available for the first time, this handbook presents more than forty exercises that allow actors to side coach themselves at home, in rehearsal, or in performance. Building on her seminal Improvisation for the Theater, Spolin challenges the actor to develop an ability to enter present time, "a moment of full
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Genre/Form: Games
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Viola Spolin; Paul Sills; Carol Sills
ISBN: 0810140101 9780810140103
OCLC Number: 46642232
Description: xi, 189 pages ; 18 cm
Responsibility: Viola Spolin ; edited by Paul and Carol Sills.
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This handbook presents theatre games and side coaching for the solo player. It contains over 40 exercises which allow actors to side coach themselves, at home, in rehearsal, or in performance.  Read more...

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"Her book is the bible."--Rob Reiner "It's like basic research . . . she [has] changed the theater for generations."--Alan Alda

 
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