The Actor as Storyteller: An Introduction to Acting

Author(s): Bruce Miller

Date: Format: EPUB Language: English ISBN/ASIN: 0879103868
Pages: OCR: Quality: ISBN13:
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The Actor as Storyteller is intended for serious beginning actors. It opens with an overview explaining the differences between theater and its hybrid mediums the part an actor plays in each of those mediums. It moves on to the acting craft itself with a special emphasis on analysis and choice-making introducing the concept of the actor as storyteller then presents the specific tools an actor works with. Next it details the process an actor can use to prepare for scene work and rehearsals complete with a working plan for using the tools discussed.

The book concludes with a discussion of mental preparation suggestions for auditioning a process for rehearsing a play and an overview of the realities of show business.

Included in this updated edition are:
A detailed examination of script analysis of the overall play and of individual scenes
A sample of an actor’s script filled with useful script notations
Two new short plays one written especially for this text
Updated references lists of plays and recommended further reading

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