1st Edition

The Singing and Acting Handbook
Games and Exercises for the Performer

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ISBN 9780415166577
Published February 7, 2000 by Routledge
224 Pages

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Book Description

This book is an unique resource which directly addresses all performers who sing and act, whether in opera, musical theatre or music-theatre. By looking beyond the separate acts of singing and acting the performer builds up a greater awareness of how the two interrelate to form a single powerful expression.
Using games, exercises and discussion, The Singing and Acting Handbook takes a stimulating approach to the demands made upon today's performers, and will equip both the experienced professional and the student to take full advantage of rehearsal and performance. With advice on approaches to learning music, interpreting scores, and building characters, it provides a long-awaited innovative resource for performers, directors, workshop leaders and teachers.


'Singing and Acting has something for everyone the book represents a collection of great advice on all aspects of performance.' - Anne B. Wilson, Speech and Drama