Swashbuckling: A Step-by-step Guide to the Art of Stage Combat and Theatrical Swordplay

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Hal Leonard Corporation, 1999 - Performing Arts - 329 pages
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(Limelight). The ultimate guide to stage fighting technique and basic swordplay, this book covers everything an actor must do to give a dynamic and convincing performance as a stage combatant. "[This book] is more than a manual... A necessity! Richard Lane's concepts are vital...'Why' and 'When' are explained and make 'How' easier to understand and execute...Read this, pay heed and you will avoid sin and suffering...I raise my sword on high and salute you, Richard. Well done!" Oscar F. Kolombatovich, former Fencing Master, Metropolitan Opera, New York, and Executive Secretary, Historical Fencing Society

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Richard Lane is founder and executive director of The Academy of the Sword in Northern California.

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