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Acting at the Speed of Life: Conquering Theatrical Style Timothy Mooney

Acting at the Speed of Life: Conquering Theatrical Style

Timothy Mooney

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ISBN : 9780983181200
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266 pages
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An acting textbook focusing on stylized performance. Moving from the fundamentals of Being Seen and Being Heard, to challenges of Asides, Soliloquies, and explorations of Hamlet, The Misanthrope and Tartuffe. Based on Timothy MooneysMoreAn acting textbook focusing on stylized performance. Moving from the fundamentals of Being Seen and Being Heard, to challenges of Asides, Soliloquies, and explorations of Hamlet, The Misanthrope and Tartuffe. Based on Timothy Mooneys popular Acting Workshop, Mooney expands his topic to cover issues of memorization, pursuit of objectives, presence and the mastery of rhetoric. From the cover: The best acting workshop you never attended! Acting students all over the U.S. have the three steps of Tim Mooneys Hamlet exercise indelibly imprinted in their brain! In a brief two-hour session, this workshop completely upends the way performers look at dialogue! With Acting at the Speed of Life, Mooney goes beyond what he is able to squeeze into this hugely successful master class, to share secrets of Theatrical Power! The results are immediate, for actors, teachers and anyone seeking to boost the power of their presence in public! Among the books many lessons, youll learn to... Stop Stopping yourself! Make Memorization Stick! Triumph Over Rhetorical Speech! Incorporate the Stuff of Historical Style! Uncover Theatrical Convention in Modern Life! Go Ridiculously Beyond the Bounds of Realism! Capture Emotional Action by Pursuing its Opposite!