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MOVEMENT FOR ACTORSAdd to Cart
By: Nicole PotterAdd to Wish List
MOVEMENT FOR ACTORS
Book: $19.95
Type: Books and Resource
Genre: Stage Movement
Synopsis  |  Table of Contents
Contents
 
Introduction . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .ix
 
PART ONE: A LITTLE HISTORY . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1
Biomechanics: Understanding Meyerhold's System of Actor Training
by Marianne Kubik  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3
Michael Chekhov, Psychological Gesture, and the Thinking Heart
by Floyd Ruhmor  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .16
Theatrical Stillness by Mary Fleischer . . . . . . . . . . . . . .27
Teaching Charlie Chaplin How to Walk by Dan Kamin  . . . . . . . .36
 
PART TWO: BODY BASICS  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .51
The Feldenkrais Method by Alan S. Questel  . . . . . . . . . . . .53
Alexander Technique and the Integrated Actor: Applying the Principles
of the Alexander Technique to Actor Preparation by Teresa Lee  . .65
An Introduction to Laban Movement Analysis for Actors: A Historical,
Theoretical, and Practical Perspective by Barbara Adrian . . . . .73
Breathe Before You Act by Caroline Thomas  . . . . . . . . . . . .85
 
PART THREE: TRANSFORMATIONS  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .97
Mask and Ritual by Shelley Wyant . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .99
The Smallest Mask: The Red Nose by Jean Taylor . . . . . . . . . .104
Discovering Ensemble and Impulse through Improvisation
by Paul Urcioli  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .108
 
PART FOUR: BEYOND GLOVE AND FAN  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .117
Bringing the Past into the Present: Period Dance on the Stage and in the
Curriculum by Nira Pullin  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .119
Shakespeare Honors the Three Centers of the Body by Susan Dibble .130
Some Rehearsal Notes for Moliere and Restoration Comedy Style
by Rod McLucas . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .144
 
PART FIVE: SCHOOLS OF THOUGHT  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .153
The Williamson Physical Technique: The Physical Process of Acting
by Lloyd Williamson
An Introduction to Margolis Method(TM): A Dynamic Physical Approach to
Actor Training by Kari Margolis  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .173
Movement Training: Dell'Arte International by Joan Schirle . . . .187
 
PART SIX: INSIDE OUT SIDE AND OUT IN . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .197
Synergizing Internal and External Acting by Jill Mackavey  . . . .199
The Actor as Athlete of the Emotions: Rasaboxes Exercise
by Michele Minnick and Paula Murray Cole . . . . . . . . . . . . .214
 
PART SEVEN: MOVING FORWARD . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .227
Mind-Body Juggling for the Camera by Erika Batdorf . . . . . . . .229
Teaching Postmodern Choreography to Actors: Eschewing the Inebriation of
Emotion Nicole Potter interviews Annie-B Parson  . . . . . . . . .237
SITI: Why We Train, conversation between Ann Bogart and the SITI
Company compiled by Will Bond  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .243
The Problem of Movement Theater by Brad Krumholz . . . . . . . . .252
 
Contributors . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .257
 
Training . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .263
Suggested Reading  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .265
Bibliographies . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .269
 
Index  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .271
Details:
Paperback
Published: 2002
ISBN: 978-1-58115-233-3
277 pages, 6 x 9 inches
 

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