By Paul Elsam

ISBN-10: 1408132842

ISBN-13: 9781408132845

Recently chosen as an Edexcel set textual content, Paul Elsam's Acting Characters is an introductory guide for the aspiring actor, compiled of twenty steps grouped into six sections to aid create, current and maintain a plausible personality in so much situations. it really is essentially useful and avoids heavy dialogue of thought, taking a look as an alternative at the way to use various voices and physique language to exhibit personality. in line with a peer reviewer, the booklet is "both fascinating for the informal enquirer and illuminating for the more severe practitioner". It de-mystifies the elemental strategies of Stanislavski's instructing in an available method and it's this readability and empathy with its readership that units this booklet except its major pageant, which the writer describes as containing "a lot of quite mystical principles on how actors move approximately their craft, yet little or no at the real moment-by-moment abilities you could paintings on".

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