Used to teach beginning acting on more campuses than any other text, "Acting One" covers the basic elements of realistic acting in twenty-eight lessons - all based on experiential exercises. The text covers basic skills such as talking, listening, tactical interplay, physicalizing, building scenes, and making good choices.
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Preparation for Acting
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acting class acting partner acting technique action cue Alexander technique AMANDA Anton Chekhov Arthur Miller audience basic beginning actors behavior body breathing build character character's choices Choose climax consonants CONTRAPOSTO create criticism decelerating develop dialog diction dramatic dynamic emotional end-inflections exciting EXERCISE expectations falling inflection fantasy feel follow-through Glass Menagerie hah hah hah Hamlet Harold Pinter imagination improvisation instrument intensity interaction involve irina King Lear l'll lessons Linda line cue line linkage look Major Barbara Manhattan cocktail means memorized movement obstacles pah pah pah pauses performance person phonemes phrases physical pitch Plosive Consonants questions rehearsal relationship relaxed resonance Rising inflections role Romeo script sexual simply situation smile someone sound speak speech stage stage fright stimulate strong attack subscenes tactics Tennessee Williams theatre thinking tion tusenbach vibration victory vocal vocal folds voice VOTE VOTEsheet vowels Willy words