By Paul Elsam
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 assist create, current and maintain a plausible personality in such a lot conditions. it's essentially sensible and avoids heavy dialogue of idea, having a look as a substitute at how you can use assorted voices and physique language to exhibit personality. in accordance with a peer reviewer, the booklet is "both attention-grabbing for the informal enquirer and illuminating for the worse practitioner". It de-mystifies the elemental recommendations of Stanislavski's instructing in an available method and it really is this readability and empathy with its readership that units this publication except its major festival, which the writer describes as containing "a lot of particularly 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