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Author Miller, Bruce J.

Title Actor's alchemy : finding the gold in the script / Bruce Miller.

Imprint Milwaukee, WI : Limelight Editions, 2011.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 2nd Floor Stacks  792.028023 M612a 2011    ---  Available
Description xi, 188 p. ; 23 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Summary In Actor's Alchemy: Finding the Gold in the Script, Bruce Miller examines the relationship between the script and what an actor ultimately does on the stage or on screen. This is a straightforward guide filled with useful information to help actors learn to use their scripts in a specific and analytical way to solve the problems of the scene and bring their elusive characters to life. In learning how to decipher the script, actors will be equipped to make the choice that lead to delivering a gold performance.--[book cover]
Contents Acting on the script -- Mining for physical action -- Digging for the story -- Collecting the story pieces -- Sifting for character -- Reading the map: script to gold -- Following the map: conflict to objectives -- Objective playing: tool number one -- More on objectives -- Finding the smaller nuggets -- Analysis, action, and listening for gold -- Processing the gold: a review -- Assaying the gold.
Subject Acting.
Theater -- Semiotics.
ISBN 9780879103835 (pbk.)

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