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Acting One - 4th edition

Acting One (ISBN10: 076741859X; ISBN13: 9780767418591)
ISBN13: 978-0767418591
ISBN10: 076741859X

Summary: Used to teach beginning acting on more campuses than any other text, Acting One contains twenty-eight lessons based on experiential exercises. The text covers basic skills such as talking, listening, tactical interplay, physicalizing, building scenes, and making good choices. New to This Edition
  • New Lessons: The author has reorganized the beginning of the text by adding two new lessons (bringing the to
    tal to 28) with several new warmup exercises and his signature Pledge of Allegiance exercise.
  • Advice from Professionals: Inspiring, sage bits of counsel from distinguished professional actors and directors appear in highlighted sections of the text, proving that veteran professionals wrestle with the same questions that beginners do.
  • Exercises: Among the many new activities in the text are new movement exercises in Lesson 18, a section on eye contact in Lesson 7, a pointing exercise in Lesson 19, and an inflections exercise in Lesson 22.
Features
  • The Cohen Approach: Each lesson is a self-contained exploration of one acting concept or skill, allowing students to concentrate on one specific area of acting at a time, and creating an assured sequencing for instructors.
  • Learn by Doing: Students are up on their feet and acting immediately. More than 100 exercises keep students acting rather than reading.
  • Glossary: This resource introduces the beginning student to unfamiliar words likely to come up in acting classes and helps demystify acting terminology.
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Summary: Used to teach beginning acting on more campuses than any other text, Acting One contains twenty-eight lessons based on experiential exercises. The text covers basic skills such as talking, listening, tactical interplay, physicalizing, building scenes, and making good choices. New to This Edition
  • New Lessons: The author has reorganized the beginning of the text by adding two new lessons (bringing the total to 28) with several new warmup exercises and his signature Pledge of Allegiance exercise.
  • Advice from Professionals: Inspiring, sage bits of counsel from distinguished professional actors and directors appear in highlighted sections of the text, proving that veteran professionals wrestle with the same questions that beginners do.
  • Exercises: Among the many new activities in the text are new movement exercises in Lesson 18, a section on eye contact in Lesson 7, a pointing exercise in Lesson 19, and an inflections exercise in Lesson 22.
Features
  • The Cohen Approach: Each lesson is a self-contained exploration of one acting concept or skill, allowing students to concentrate on one specific area of acting at a time, and creating an assured sequencing for instructors.
  • Learn by Doing: Students are up on their feet and acting immediately. More than 100 exercises keep students acting rather than reading.
  • Glossary: This resource introduces the beginning student to unfamiliar words likely to come up in acting classes and helps demystify acting terminology.
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Edition/Copyright: 4TH 02
Cover: Hardback
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Publishing Company
Year Published: 2002
International: No

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