Acting the Song: Performance Skills for the Musical Theatre Book

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EAN: 9781581155051
Product Code: 701
Weight: 1.4kg
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Acting the Song offers a contemporary integrated approach to singing in musicals that results in better-trained smarter performers everyone wants to work with. Directors teachers of musical theater and students-including actors singers or dancers-will find time-tested advice exercises and worksheets for all skill levels. Paperback This book guides readers through musical theater elements classroom workshops and the world of professional auditions and performances. Chapters cover:

Singing and acting terminology

Modern microphone use

"Legit" singing and belting

Vocal and physical warm-ups

Body movement and gesture

Finding subtext

Creating a character


Song structure

Interpreting music and lyrics

Risks and spontaneity

Collaborating with other actors

Keeping a performance fresh and new

Teachers and students alike will appreciate the sections for beginning intermediate and advanced performers. Everyone involved in musical theater from new students to working professionals will benefit from this rich resource.


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