By Paul Elsam
Recently chosen as an Edexcel set textual content, Paul Elsam's Acting Characters is an introductory instruction manual for the aspiring actor, compiled of twenty steps grouped into six sections to assist create, current and maintain a plausible personality in so much conditions. it's essentially sensible and avoids heavy dialogue of thought, having a look as an alternative at tips on how to use assorted voices and physique language to express personality. in response to a peer reviewer, the ebook is "both attention-grabbing for the informal enquirer and illuminating for the more severe practitioner". It de-mystifies the basic suggestions of Stanislavski's educating in an available means and it truly is this readability and empathy with its readership that units this booklet except its major pageant, which the writer describes as containing "a lot of relatively mystical rules on how actors pass approximately their craft, yet little or no at the genuine moment-by-moment abilities you could paintings on".
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Acting Characters: 20 simple steps from rehearsal to performance (Performance Books) by Paul Elsam