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An actor's companion: tools for the working actor

An actor's companion: tools for the working actor

Barrish, Seth, author; Hathaway, Anne, 1982- author of foreword

An acting guide by award-winning director Seth Barrish

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Published New York : Theatre Communications Group 2015
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Statement of responsibility: Seth Barrish ; with a foreword by Anne Hathaway
ISBN: 1559367962, 1559367970, 9781559367967, 9781559367974
Note: Online resource; title from PDF title page (EBSCO, viewed October 26, 2015).
Physical Description: 1 online resource
Subject: PERFORMING ARTS Theater General.; PERFORMING ARTS General.; Acting Handbooks, manuals, etc.; Acting.
Local note: eBooks on EBSCOhost EBSCO eBooks for FE Collection (UK)

Contents

  1. Cover
  2. Title Page
  3. Copyright
  4. Dedication
  5. Contents
  6. Foreword
  7. Introduction
  8. TIPS
  9. Do Stuff
  10. Keep the Activity Going
  11. Really Do It
  12. The Conversation Exercise
  13. Dovetail
  14. Avoid Psychological Crosses
  15. Look Before Crossing
  16. Entrances and Exits
  17. Ease into the Play
  18. Confiding
  19. Break Up the Line
  20. Real-Life Models
  21. Costumes Help
  22. Look to the Response
  23. Beware of Eyeballing
  24. Stay in Touch
  25. A Focus Trick
  26. Loading
  27. Time Deadlines
  28. Get Caught in the Act
  29. Explore the Contrary Impulse
  30. Just Say It
  31. Negative Choices Are a No-No
  32. Don't Bring Coals to Newcastle
  33. Be a Good Liar
  34. Leave the Emotions Alone.
  35. Don't DenyIt's Okay to Laugh
  36. Surprises
  37. Break the Patterns
  38. Releasing Pauses
  39. Change the Circumstances
  40. What's Going On?
  41. One Thing at a Time
  42. Make It Hot
  43. Make It Unimportant
  44. The Impulse Exercise
  45. Transformation
  46. Translate
  47. Get Physical
  48. Respect the Itch
  49. Become a Director
  50. Scenes Are Built Around Conflict
  51. Add Up Your Lines
  52. Get to It
  53. Physicalize Your Intentions
  54. Find the Main Event
  55. Give Yourself Somewhere to Go
  56. Maybe, Kinda, Sorta . . .
  57. Interrogations
  58. Similarities and Differences
  59. Run Away from Confrontation
  60. Don't Let the Neighbors Hear
  61. Get It Over With
  62. Are You Ahead of Yourself?
  63. Blow It OutConventional Behavior
  64. Connect the Dots
  65. Stay Out of Your Head
  66. Skip the Beginning
  67. Flirting
  68. Break the Mood
  69. Follow Through
  70. Stalling
  71. Face-Offs
  72. It's Called a Play
  73. Get Off the Train
  74. Join the Audience
  75. Parallelism
  76. Amplification
  77. Easy or Difficult?
  78. Flip-Flops
  79. Rehearse in Public
  80. The Silent Improv
  81. Detail the Environment
  82. It's a 3-D World
  83. It's No Big Deal
  84. Quick Bargains
  85. Shut Us Out
  86. CLASSICAL TEXT TIPS
  87. Know What You're Saying
  88. Avoid Stressing Pronouns
  89. Common Sense Works
  90. Look for Lists
  91. Find the Juju Word
  92. What Did They Say?
  93. Look for the Argument
  94. Be Wary of Punctuation.
  95. Beware of AnnotationsVocal Range
  96. It's All the Same
  97. Round the Corner
  98. Steal from Yourself
  99. Are You Talkin' Funny?
  100. Start Slowly
  101. Are You Sure It's a Soliloquy?
  102. MONOLOGUE TIPS
  103. Don't Eyeball the Wall
  104. Start to Yourself
  105. Set Up Off-Center
  106. Eliminate the Prep
  107. WORDS OF WISDOM
  108. Acting Maxims
  109. QUICK REFERENCE
  110. Tips at a Glance
  111. Acknowledgments
  112. About the Author.