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Actors Talk: About Styles of Acting
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Publisher Northwood Inst
Publication date June 1, 1988
Binding Hardcover
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9780873590488
ISBN-10 0873590481
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Summaries and Reviews description: Product Description: John Gielgud is quoted in the introduction as having said; 'Style is knowing the play you are in." I think he may be as close to the truth as we will ever get-and the important word is knowing. Knowing, feeling and sensing the characteristics and behavior of a given period. Any good teacher of acting as he is giving students the basic technique of concentration will tell them to go to the art galleries the museums the concert halls, the ballet, etc.. Anywhere... anything that will expand their frame of reference and bring them in touch with feelings sounds, senses and the behavior of other periods in history. The following excellent interviews that John Mitchell has compiled have one thing i common. Each actor is longing to reach further, to absorb and understand, "The conditions in which the interpretation of works of different theatrical styles possess on the stage the greatest degree of reality.

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