Item description for Performer Training: Developments Across Cultures (Contemporary Theatre Studies) by Ian Watson...
Performer Training is an examination of how actors are trained in different cultures. Beginning with studies of mainstream training in countries such as Poland, Australia, Germany, and the United States, subsequent studies survey *some of Asia's traditional methods and recent experiments in performer training *Eugenio Barba's training methods *Jerzy Grotowski's most recent investigations * the Japanese American NOHO company's attempts at integrating Kyogen into the works of Samuel Beckett *descriptions of the training methods developed by Tadashi Suzuki and Anne Bogart at their Saratoga International Theatre Institute *recent efforts to re-examine the role and scope of training, like Britain's International Workshop Festival and the European League of Institutes of Arts masterclasses *the reformulation of the use of emotions in performer training know as Alba Emoting This book is illustrated with twenty-seven black and white photographs.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 9.13" Width: 6.3" Height: 0.79" Weight: 1.72 lbs.
Release Date Sep 14, 2001
ISBN 9057551225 ISBN13 9789057551222
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Ian Watson is one of Britain's greatest science fiction writers. His books include "Chaos Child," "Deathhunter," "The Embedding," "The Great Escape," "Miracle Visitors," and "Mockymen,"