Acting Interactive Theatre: A Handbook

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Pearson Education, Jan 1, 1998 - Performing Arts - 208 pages
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This companion book to The Art of Play offers an insider's advice on how to hold workshops, rehearse and maintain an interactive production. Designed for the actor, director or teacher, this work provides step-by-step guidelines for creating a show - including suggestions on everything from casting to maintenance rehearsals. The book also features a detailed outline of the rehearsal process, with 150 annotated workshop exercises to develop creativity, ensemble improv skills, interactive characterization, and performance elements.

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Preparation and Casting
Play Phase
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About the author (1998)

GARY IZZO was one of the first directors to experiment in the interactive theatre genre and has trained hundreds of actors in interactive and participatory theatre. He recently started up a new company, Interactive Artists, where he works as a freelance director, writer, producer, and teacher. He is the author of Acting Interactive Theatre: A Handbook (Heinemann, 1998), the companion book to The Art of Play.

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