Acting in Person and in Style in Australia - Secondhand

Author(s): Jerry Crawford & Catherine Hurst

Secondhand Books


This is an exciting Australian adaptation of the highly successful Acting in Person and in Style student book from the USA. The text incorporates discussion of Australian playwrights, plays and productions and includes a new section on Australian theatre from 1789 to the present day. The innovative design and updated images make the text easy to follow and stimulating for student use. Contents: Part I Acting: In Person 1 Centering: Finding a State of Heightened Awareness 2 Sensing: Becoming More Aware of the Senses 3 Focusing 4 Freeing: Releasing Tension 5 Speaking: Using Language Clearly and Intelligently 6 Feeling and Doing 7 Synthesising Skills: Preparing a Performance 8 Playbuilding: Devising and Structuring Original Ideas into Performance Part II Acting: In Style 9 Greek, Roman and Medieval Drama 10 Commedia DellArte 11 Elizabethan and Shakespearean Theatre 12 Seventeenth-Century French Neoclassicism 13 Restoration Comedy 14 Realism and Naturalism 15 Early Twentieth-Century Theatre: Symbolism to Dada 16 Brecht: Epic Style and Didacticism 17 Theatre of the Absurd 18 Eclectic: Mixing the Styles Part III Australian Drama 19 Early Australian Drama 20 Heros, Heroines and Harlequins (18511914) 21 The City or the Bush: 19151950 22 Initiative and Innovation: 19512002

Product Information

General Fields

  • : 9780170214919SECA
  • : Cengage Learning Australia
  • : Cengage Learning Australia
  • : September 2002
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Jerry Crawford & Catherine Hurst
  • : Paperback