Acting the Song: Performance Skills for the Musical Theatre

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$21.11
UPC:
9781581155051
Maximum Purchase:
3 units
Publisher:
Allworth; 1 edition (April 15, 2008)
Binding:
Paperback
Pages:
320
Shipping Weight:
14.4 ounces
Language:
English
Product Dimensions:
6 x 6 x 9 inches
ISBN-10:
1581155050
ISBN-13:
978-1581155051
Author:
Allison Bergman,Tracey Moore

Product Overview

Directors, teachers of musical theater, and studentsincluding actors, singers, or dancerswill find time-tested advice, exercises and worksheets for all skill levels. This book guides readers through musical theater elements, classroom workshops, and the world of professional auditions and performances.Chapters cover vocal and physical warm-ups, body movement, finding subtext, creating a character, song structure, interpreting text of music and lyrics, risks and spontaneity, memorization, collaboration, keeping a performance fresh, and much more. Both teachers and students will appreciate the sections for beginning, intermediate, and advanced performers. Everyone involved in musical theater, from new students to working professionals, will benefit from this rich resource.

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