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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 functional and avoids heavy dialogue of idea, taking a look in its place at the best way to use diversified voices and physique language to show personality. based on a peer reviewer, the booklet is "both fascinating for the informal enquirer and illuminating for the more severe practitioner". It de-mystifies the basic techniques of Stanislavski's instructing in an available method and it's this readability and empathy with its readership that units this publication except its major festival, which the writer describes as containing "a lot of quite mystical rules on how actors move approximately their craft, yet little or no at the real moment-by-moment talents you could paintings on".

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