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Author Blumenfeld, Robert

Title Stagecraft : Stanislavsky and external acting techniques : a companion to using the Stanislavsky system / Robert Blumenfeld

Publ Info Montclair, N.J. : Limelight Editions, 2011
 RWU Main Library  PN2062 .B65 2011    AVAILABLE
Descript xvi, 384 pages ; 23 cm
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Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [359]-366) and index
Contents Voice and Speech. Acting with an Accent -- Reading the Script and Finding the Subtext. Technical Aspects of Language ; Speaking -- Shakespearean Prose and Verse -- Movement and Gesture. Posture ; Positioning -- Rehearsal and Performance Techniques -- Performing Comedy -- Acting in Musical Theater and Opera -- Finishing Touches. Outward Appearances, Costume, and Makeup -- Ancient Greece and Rome -- The Medieval Period -- The Renaissance. Elizabethan England ; Willaim Shakespeare -- The Seventeenth Century in France and England. Moliere ; William Congreve -- The Eighteenth Century. The French Revolution ; the Napoleonic Era ; the Dawn of the Romantic Age -- The Later Nineteenth Century. Victorian England and Beyond -- The Turn of the Twentieth Century ; World War One ; the Roaring Twenties and the Great Depression ; World War Two -- The Russians. Vsevelod Meyerhold, Yevgenyi Vakhtangov -- The Russian Emigres. Maria Ouspenskaya and Richard Boleslavsky ; Michael Chekhov -- The Americans. Stella Adler ; Lee Strasberg ; Sanford Meisner ; Morris Carnovsky ; Uta Hagen -- The Influence of Berthold Brecht. Joseph Chaikin ; Jerzy Grotowski -- Some Notes on Contemporary Developments. Augusto Boal ; Anne Bogart's Viewpoints and Tadashi Suzuki's Approach -- An Annotated Glossary of Acting Terms
LC subject Method acting
Stanislavsky, Konstantin, 1863-1938
ISBN 9780879103842 (pbk.)
0879103841 (pbk.)