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Acting Through Song: Techniques and Exercises for Musical-Theatre Actors

Arts


by
Paul Harvard and Daniel Evans

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Format: EPUB

Page count: 296 pages

File size: 1 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English

An impassioned and invaluable guide for actors and students of musical theatre.

In Acting Through Song,?Paul Harvard takes the techniques of modern actor training ? including the theories of Stanislavsky, Brecht, Meisner and Laban, amongst others ? and applies them to the fundamental component of musical theatre: singing.

With dozens of exercises to put these theories into practice, and numerous examples from a broad range of musicals, the result is a comprehensive and rigorous acting course for those training in musical theatre or already performing, whether amateur or professional, to realise their potential ? and act better.

‘The most methodical, thorough and practical book on the subject that I’ve ever read.’ – Daniel Evans, from his foreword

‘If you want to maximise your potential in this tough profession, this is not just a must-read – it’s your Bible.’ – Stuart Barr

An impassioned and invaluable guide for actors and students of musical theatre.

In Acting Through Song,?Paul Harvard takes the techniques of modern actor training ? including the theories of Stanislavsky, Brecht, Meisner and Laban, amongst others ? and applies them to the fundamental component of musical theatre: singing.

With dozens of exercises to put these theories into practice, and numerous examples from a broad range of musicals, the result is a comprehensive‚Ķ (more)

An impassioned and invaluable guide for actors and students of musical theatre.

In Acting Through Song,?Paul Harvard takes the techniques of modern actor training ? including the theories of Stanislavsky, Brecht, Meisner and Laban, amongst others ? and applies them to the fundamental component of musical theatre: singing.

With dozens of exercises to put these theories into practice, and numerous examples from a broad range of musicals, the result is a comprehensive and rigorous acting course for those training in musical theatre or already performing, whether amateur or professional, to realise their potential ? and act better.

‘The most methodical, thorough and practical book on the subject that I’ve ever read.’ – Daniel Evans, from his foreword

‘If you want to maximise your potential in this tough profession, this is not just a must-read – it’s your Bible.’ – Stuart Barr

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