The Actor's Checklist: Creating the Complete Character

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Wadsworth, 2002 - Performing Arts - 191 pages
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Class-tested for more than 15 years and based on the Constantin Stanislavki method of acting, this introductory text examines Stanislavki's eight principles, presented in an easily understood checklist format. In addition to Stanislavski, this exciting acting guide includes insights by other famous acting teachers, such as Uta Hagen, Sanford Meisner, Lee Strasberg, Michael Chekov, and Stella Adler. This books provides techniques for use in both classroom and production situations.

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Contents

OBJECTIVE
21
OBSTACLES
43
INNER IMAGES
61
Copyright

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Rosary O'Neill is the author of 21 plays most published by Samuel French, Inc. O'Neill was founding artistic director at Southern Rep Theater from 1987 to 2002. Her play "Uncle Victor" won a signing at the Consulate General Germany in New York in 2011. Recent playwriting fellowships include: the Norman Mailer House, Cape Cod, the Tyrone Guthrie Centre, Ireland, the Virginia Center for Creative Arts (Sweetbriar fellow), and the Sanskriti residency near New Delhi, India. O'Neill also was a Fulbright fellow to Germany and Paris. She is a fellow of the Actors Studio Workshop and Linsey Abrams Advanced Writing workshop. Her plays have been featured in Rattlestick Theatre, NYC; American Center, Paris; Chamber Theatre, Budapest, and the Brotfabrik Theatre, Bonn. She is playwright-in-residence at the National Arts Club, where her recent work has been developed.

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