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Acting: The Basics [Kindle Edition]

Bella Merlin
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A practical and theoretical guide to the world of the professional actor, skilfully combining ideas from a range of practitioners and linking the academy to the industry. It covers key areas such as:




  • the development of modern drama and acting processes over the years



  • the approach and legacy of acting pioneers and practitioners from around the world



  • acting techniques and practicalities, including training, auditioning, rehearsing and performing – both for stage and camera


Complete with a glossary of terms and useful website suggestions, this is the ideal introduction for anyone wanting to learn more about the practice of acting and the people who have advanced its evolution.

About the Author

Bella Merlin is Professor of Acting at the University of California, Davis, as well as an actor and trainer. She and has written a number of books on Stanislavsky.


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  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • File Size: 610 KB
  • Print Length: 247 pages
  • Simultaneous Device Usage: Up to 4 simultaneous devices, per publisher limits
  • Publisher: Routledge (14 April 2010)
  • Sold by: Amazon Media EU S.à r.l.
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B003KVKWIG
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This is a suburb read. An excellent history of acting and serves as an intelligent and articulate introduction to the craft of theatre. Clearly written and invaluable for students or professionals. I have added this to my course syllabus as a must-read.
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