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Shakespeare Workbook and Video : A Practical Course for Actors (Paperback) (David Carey & Rebecca Clark

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A workbook for actors learning to perform Shakespeare. Written by two text and voice directors from the Oregon Shakespeare Festival. Outlines and then delves into a three-part method of "speak the text,""question the text," and "act the text." Divided into chapters titled "Language and Action,""Language in Action: Imagery, Sound and Story," Rhythm and Meter,""Rhetoric and Style," and "Preparation for Performance." Contains numerous exercises, "Teaching Tip" sidebars, and "Working Alone" sidebars. In addition, the book lists links to video footage of the authors working with student and professional actors, using the exercises. Annotation ©2016 Ringgold, Inc., Portland, OR (protoview.com)
The Shakespeare Workbook and Video provides a unifying approach to acting Shakespeare that is immediately applicable in the rehearsal room or classroom.

It is an easy-to-use text providing practical exercises in specific aspects of Shakespeare's language such as meter, imagery, rhetoric and sound play. In each of these areas, it takes the reader through three steps:Speak the Text, Question the Text and Act the Text.

Online video material provides an insight into the acting process and shows the authors teaching a workshop in their method for acting Shakespeare to a group of young actors.

The Shakespeare Workbook and Video
is the go-to textbook for a practical exploration of Shakespeare's canon.
Edition: Workbook
Number of Pages: 273
Genre: Performing Arts, Drama
Sub-Genre: Shakespeare, Acting + Auditioning
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Bloomsbury USA Academic
Author: David Carey & Rebecca Clark Carey
Language: English
Street Date: July 30, 2015
TCIN: 21476923
UPC: 9781472523235
Item Number (DPCI): 247-48-8311
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