Theater Games for Rehearsal

A Director's Handbook, Updated Edition

Author: Viola Spolin,Carol Sills

Publisher: Northwestern University Press

ISBN: 0810127490

Category: Drama

Page: 115

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Gives advice on selecting a play, auditioning a cast, and creating a stage space, shows how to conduct acting workshops, and demonstrates rehearsal techniques.
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Drama Games for Rehearsals

Author: Jessica Swale

Publisher: Theatre Communications Group

ISBN: 9781848423466

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 224

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'I wish I'd had this book when I was starting out as a young director... I cannot recommend it highly enough.' Marianne Elliott, from her Foreword This dip-in, flick-through, quick-fire resource book in the bestselling Drama Games series offers dozens of ideas and exercises to energise and inspire a bold, creative rehearsal process for any play, of any period or genre. Aimed at directors of all levels, it covers every aspect of rehearsal, including: Warm-up exercises to prepare the body, voice and mind, and to create a strong ensemble Ideas for approaching the text, tackling the 'Story of the Play' A wealth of games for unlocking the 'World of the Play', including developing characters, finding a physical style, understanding genre and investigating themes Suggestions for exploring sound and music, whether for use in the production or simply to encourage a sense of fun in rehearsals This essential 'go-to' book will provide you with a host of original and illuminating games, perfect for the play you're rehearsing, be it Shakespeare or Greek tragedy, a Restoration comedy, physical theatre, Modern Naturalism - or even a brand new play. Marianne Elliott, one of the most innovative and exciting directors working anywhere in the world, describes it as a 'beautiful, and very ��clearly written book' which will become her 'constant companion in future'.
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101 Drama Games and Activities

Author: David Farmer

Publisher: David Farmer

ISBN: 184753841X

Category: Education

Page: 81

View: 4592

Gain access to a personal collection of 101 highly effective drama games and activities suitable for children or adults. Sections include improvisation, mime, ice-breakers, group dynamics, rehearsal, story-telling, voice and warm-ups.
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Nächte im Zirkus

Roman

Author: Angela Carter

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783423110488

Category:

Page: 352

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Liebes Leid und Lust

(Verlorene Liebesmüh)

Author: William Shakespeare

Publisher: BoD – Books on Demand

ISBN: 3843038244

Category: Drama

Page: 100

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William Shakespeare: Liebes Leid und Lust. (Verlorene Liebesmüh) Erstmals ins Deutsche übersetzt von Jakob Michael Reinhold Lenz (1774). Die vorliegende Übersetzung stammt von Wolf Graf Baudissin. Erstdruck in: Shakspeare's dramatische Werke. Übersetzt von August Wilhelm Schlegel. Ergänzt und erläutert von Ludwig Tieck, Bd. 9, Berlin (Georg Andreas Reimer) 1832. Weitere deutsche Titel: »Der Liebe Müh ist umsonst« (Johann Joachim Eschenburg), »Liebe leidet mit Lust« (Hans Rothe), »Verlorene Liebesmüh« (Erich Fried, Frank-Patrick Steckel, Frank Günther). Vollständige Neuausgabe. Herausgegeben von Karl-Maria Guth. Berlin 2015. Textgrundlage ist die Ausgabe: William Shakespeare: Sämtliche Werke in vier Bänden. Band 1, Herausgegeben von Anselm Schlösser. Berlin: Aufbau, 1975. Die Paginierung obiger Ausgabe wird in dieser Neuausgabe als Marginalie zeilengenau mitgeführt. Umschlaggestaltung von Thomas Schultz-Overhage unter Verwendung des Bildes: Konstantin Somov, The Laughed Kiss, 1908.. Gesetzt aus Minion Pro, 11 pt.
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Nell Gwynn

Author: Jessica Swale

Publisher: Nick Hern Books

ISBN: 9781848425590

Category:

Page: 136

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London, 1660. King Charles II has exploded onto the scene with a love of all things loud, extravagant and sexy. And at Drury Lane, a young Nell Gwynn is causing stirrings amongst the theatregoers. Nell Gwynn charts the rise of an unlikely heroine, from her roots in Coal Yard Alley to her success as Britain's most celebrated actress, and her hard-won place in the heart of the King. But at a time when women are second-class citizens, can her charm and spirit protect her from the dangers of the Court? Jessica Swale's exhilarating take on the heady world of Restoration theatre premiered at Shakespeare's Globe, London, in September 2015, before transferring to the West End in February 2016, starring Gemma Arterton.
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On Stage

Theater Games and Activities for Kids

Author: Lisa Bany-Winters

Publisher: Chicago Review Press

ISBN: 1613740913

Category: JUVENILE NONFICTION

Page: 240

View: 6272

Covers basic theater vocabulary, puppetry and pantomime, sound effects, costumes, props, and makeup; includes several play scripts.
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A2 Drama and Theatre Studies: The Essential Introduction for Edexcel

Author: Alan Perks,Jacqueline Porteous

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1135270015

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 192

View: 359

A2 Drama and Theatre Studies: The Essential Introduction for Edexcel builds on the skills developed during the AS year to provide clear and informative guidance to Units 3 and 4 of the specification. The textbook provides further information on rehearsing, performing, directing and textual analysis, together with new material on deconstructing a script, devising theatre and preparing for the final examination. Features of the text include: overviews of specification and assessment requirements written and practical exercises a glossary of useful words and terms in-depth analysis of the three key plays – Dr Faustus, Lysistrata and Woyzeck extension exercises to stretch the more able student worked examples to illustrate best practice sources for further study advice on study after A Level. Written by a chief examiner and a principal moderator, this book and its companion volume for AS Level offer informed and supportive exercises to ensure that students reach their maximum potential in achieving A Level success.
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Theatre for Change

Education, Social Action and Therapy

Author: Robert Landy,David T. Montgomery

Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education

ISBN: 113700374X

Category: Education

Page: 352

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Building on Robert J. Landy's seminal text, Handbook of Educational Drama and Theatre, Landy and Montgomery revisit this richly diverse and ever-changing field, identifying some of the best international practices in Applied Drama and Theatre. Through interviews with leading practitioners and educators such as Dorothy Heathcote, Jan Cohen Cruz, James Thompson, and Johnny Saldaña, the authors lucidly present the key concepts, theories and reflective praxis of Applied Drama and Theatre. As they discuss the changes brought about by practitioners in venues such as schools, community centres, village squares and prisons, Landy and Montgomery explore the field's ability to make meaning of a vast range of personal and social issues through the application of drama and theatre.
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ShakespeareÕs Authentic Performance Texts

The Case for Staging from the First Folio

Author: Graham Watts

Publisher: McFarland

ISBN: 0786497203

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 260

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When we pick up a copy of a Shakespeare play, we assume that we hold in our hands an original record of his writing. We don't. Present-day printings are an editor's often subjective version of the script. Around 25 percent of any Shakespeare play will have been altered, and this creates an enormous amount of confusion. The only authentic edition of Shakespeare's works is the First Folio, published by his friends and colleagues in 1623. This volume makes the case for printing and staging the plays as set in the First Folio, which preserved actor cues that helped players understand and perform their roles. The practices of modern editors are critiqued. Also included are sections on analyzing and acting the text, how a complex character can be created using the First Folio, and a director's approach to rehearsing Shakespeare with various exercises for both professional and student actors. In conclusion, all of the findings are applied to Measure for Measure.
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Jessica Swale's Blue Stockings

A Guide for Studying and Staging the Play

Author: Jessica Swale,Lois Jeary

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781848426238

Category: Women

Page: 208

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Highly accessible and uniquely authoritative, this is the indispensable guide for anyone studying, teaching or performing Jessica Swale's hit play Blue Stockings .
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Macbeth

ein Trauerspiel

Author: William Shakespeare

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category:

Page: 136

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Snap 2 It!

A Real Girl's Guide to Keeping a Positive Outlook (even when you're having a bad hair day, just got a pimple on your nose and you and your best friend are fighting)

Author: Sondra Clark

Publisher: Sourcebooks, Inc.

ISBN: 1402249497

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 128

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Teenage girls are in need of a positive role model, and Sondra Clark, 16, is just that. Sondra, the author of five published books, has traveled the world, speaking to thousands of people about her experiences. She also has been the international spokesperson for worldwide causes. But that doesn't make her perfect-she still has a messy bedroom and argues with her parents. Sondra knows that intelligence and confidence are more important than looks, and she knows that teenagers today need and will heed advice from someone they trust. She shows teenage girls how to: --Set goals to reach their dreams --Use time management to help them on a daily basis --Understand the importance of their beliefs --Achieve both academically and socially --Understand that being successful is more important than having a boyfriend and nice clothes --Know the importance of looking beyond themselves to help others Sondra's website can be visited at www.sondraclark.com.
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Oleanna

Author: David Mamet

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783930226016

Category:

Page: 94

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Playing the Game

Author: Christine Poulter

Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education

ISBN: 134993075X

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 192

View: 1068

When actors prepare a role, they need to use their powers of observation and creativity. When they perform before an audience, they need a whole range of presentational skills and plenty of self-confidence. Directors and drama teachers often use games and exercises to develop these skills, which are not relevant to the theatrical world alone - they are the same skills needed for job interviews, committee meetings and other everyday 'performances'. This revised, updated and expanded new edition continues to provide a wide array of games and exercises designed to develop the players' observation, imagination, presentation and self-confidence. Primarily written for directors, drama teachers and students, it is of use to anyone who needs these skills in any context.
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Dramatics

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: College and school drama

Page: N.A

View: 4815

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