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The Actor in Youenhances the readerrsquo;s appreciation of the art of acting by helping them realize that they already possess, in principle, the following skills: the ability to play a role, the ability to fulfill the sense of drama and to structure dramatic scenes, and the capacity to express emotion. Without losing its simplicity, directness, and enjoyable writing style, this revised and enlarged edition has benefited from helpful suggestions by teachers who have used it successfully in the classroom. Drawing exercises and examples from readersrsquo; everyday lives and from well-known films and television programs, Benedetti succeeds in deducing dramatic principles from those experiences and then applying them to everyday life for artistic purpose.

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Genre: Performing Arts
Author: Robert L. Benedetti
Publisher: Allyn & Bacon
Release: 2005
File: 139 Pages
ISBN-13: UOM:39015066849517

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Explore the fundamentals of acting The Actor in You presents a thorough and systematic exposure to the fundamentals of the acting process in simple, direct language and a streamlined structure. This title draws on exercises and examples from students’ everyday lives, well-known plays, and popular television programs to lead the beginning student through the process of creating a role. MySearchLab is a part of the Benedetti program. Research and writing tools, including access to academic journals, help students understand critical thinking in even greater depth. To provide students with flexibility, students can download the eText to a tablet using the free Pearson eText app. 0133802442 / 9780133802443 The Actor in You Plus MySearchLab with Pearson eText -- Access Card Package Package consists of: 0205239927 / 9780205239924 MySearchLab with Pearson eText -- Valuepack Access Card 020591490X / 9780205914906 The Actor In You: Twelve Simple Steps to Understanding the Art of Acting

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Genre: Social Science
Author: Robert Benedetti
Publisher: Pearson Higher Ed
Release: 2015-03-19
File: 160 Pages
ISBN-13: 9780205914944

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A comprehensive step-by-step how-to guide for the beginner movie actor.

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Genre: Performing Arts
Author: James A. Baffico
Publisher: Trafford Publishing
Release: 2012-02-01
File: 248 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781466905177

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The Actor in You serves as an introduction to beginning acting by helping students realize that they already possess the basic skills of an actor. This text enhances the student's appreciation of the art of acting by helping them realize that they already possess, in principle, the following skills: the ability to play a role, the ability to fulfill the sense of drama and to structure dramatic scenes, and the capacity to express emotion. Without losing its simplicity, directness, and enjoyable writing style, this revised and enlarged edition has benefited from helpful suggestions by teachers who have used it successfully in the classroom. Drawing exercises and examples from students' everyday lives and from well-known films and television programs, Benedetti succeeds in deducing dramatic principles from those experiences and then applying them to everyday life for artistic purpose. Still organized in sixteen steps meant to correspond to the weeks of a typical semester or school year, The Actor in You provides a direct, concise presentation and explanation of fundamentals for beginning students.

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Genre: Performing Arts
Author: Robert L. Benedetti
Publisher: Allyn & Bacon
Release: 2003
File: 131 Pages
ISBN-13: UCSC:32106017799013

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(Applause Books). A master actor who's appeared in an enormous number of films, starring with everyone from Nicholson to Kermit the Frog, Michael Caine is uniquely qualified to provide his view of making movies. This revised and expanded edition features great photos, with chapters on: Preparation, In Front of the Camera Before You Shoot, The Take, Characters, Directors, On Being a Star, and much more. "Remarkable material ... A treasure ... I'm not going to be looking at performances quite the same way ... FASCINATING!" Gene Siskel

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Genre: Performing Arts
Author: Michael Caine
Publisher: Hal Leonard Corporation
Release: 2000-02-01
File: 192 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781476842752

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"Details how to become an actor for film and television"--Provided by publisher.

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Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
Author: Lisa Rondinelli Albert
Publisher: Enslow Publishers, Inc.
Release: 2008
File: 128 Pages
ISBN-13: 0766027414

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(Applause Books). Stella Adler was one of the 20th Century's greatest figures. She is arguably the most important teacher of acting in American history. Over her long career, both in New York and Hollywood, she offered her vast acting knowledge to generations of actors, including Marlon Brando, Warren Beatty, and Robert De Niro. The great voice finally ended in the early Nineties, but her decades of experience and teaching have been brilliantly caught and encapsulated by Howard Kissel in the twenty-two lessons in this book.

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Genre: Performing Arts
Author: Howard Kissel
Publisher: Hal Leonard Corporation
Release: 2000-11-01
File: 296 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781476845623

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This fourth edition gives a new generation of Canadian artists an up-to-date guide to the business of acting.

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Genre: Performing Arts
Author: Miriam Newhouse
Publisher: Dundurn
Release: 2007-03-30
File: 262 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781550026788

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In Rose Eichenbaum’s third work on the confluence of art making and human expression, she delves into the lives of thirty-five celebrated actors through intimate conversations and photographic portraits. With her probing questions and disarming manner, she captures the essential character of her subjects while shining a light on the art that defines them. The work provides extraordinary insights on the craft of acting with discussions of process, techniques, tools of the trade, and how to advice for aspiring actors from seasoned veterans. These stars of stage and screen, known for signature roles and critically acclaimed performances, emerge in The Actor Within with masks and wardrobe removed. Here, they speak their own lines, tell their own stories, and raise the curtain on what it means to live the actor’s life—the challenge of mastering their craft, the drama of big breaks and career woes, the search for meaningful roles, and above all, having the courage to bare their souls before theater audiences or the camera. For the artists featured in this work, acting is more than a profession; it is how they make their way in the world and artfully merge their inner sense of humanness with universal truths. This collection serves as an important inspirational resource for anyone interested in making art, regardless of medium. The Actor Within includes interviews with Karl Malden, Ruby Dee, Ed Harris, Piper Laurie, Marcia Gay Harden, William H. Macy, Ellen Burstyn, Joe Mantegna, Debra Winger, Julia Stiles, Elliott Gould, Elijah Wood, Stockard Channing, Bill Pullman, Amanda Plummer, Marlee Matlin, Charles Durning, Marsha Mason, and many others.

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Genre: Performing Arts
Author: Rose Eichenbaum
Publisher: Wesleyan University Press
Release: 2011-10-15
File: 268 Pages
ISBN-13: 9780819571656

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The Unlimited Actor is an exciting new paradigm in actor training. Step by step this book will guide you into sensing and controlling the body's mental, emotional, and physical energy centers. Train these "power points" to change at will and your acting range will take a quantum leap. * Boost Your Confidence * Easily Access Any Emotion * Embody Any Character on Cue

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Genre: Education
Author: Nancy Mayans
Publisher: Balboa Press
Release: 2017-03-24
File: 288 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781504362405

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