Improvisation for the theater: a handbook of teaching and directing techniques

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Northwestern University Press,
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c1999.
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English
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Here is the thoroughly revised third edition of the bible of improvisational theater.Viola Spolin's improvisational techniques changed the very nature and practice of modern theater. The first two editions ofImprovisation for the Theater sold more than 100,000 copies and inspired actors, directors, teachers, and writers in theater, television, film. These techniques have also influenced the fields of education, mental health, social work, and psychology.Also available: Spolin's Theater Game File
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081014008
9780810140080
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table_of_contents Theory and foundation: ch. I. Creative experience -- ch. II. Workshop procedures -- Exercises: ch. III. Orientation -- ch. IV. Where -- ch. V. Acting with the whole body -- ch. VI. Non-directional blocking -- ch. VII. Refining awareness -- ch. VIII. Broadcasting and technical effects -- ch. IX. Developing material for situations -- ch. X. Speech and rounding-out exercises -- ch. XI. Emotion -- ch. XII. Character -- Children and the theater: ch. XIII. Understanding the child -- ch. XIV. Fundamentals for the child actor -- Ch. XV. Workshop for six-to-eight-year-olds -- Formal theater and improvisational theater: ch. XVI. Preparation -- ch. XVII. Rehearsal and performance -- ch. XVIII. Post-mortem and special problems.
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title Improvisation for the theater : a handbook of teaching and directing techniques
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