Approaches to Acting - Past and Present

Approaches to Acting - Past and Present $69.99

Daniel Meyer-Dinkgrafe

Published by Continuum

Over time, approaches to acting have changed considerably. In the West, until the end of the 19C, such changes occured in the realm of acting itself, focussing on whether it should be 'natural' or 'formal'

In the 20th century, the director was established as the most important force in the theatre. Approaches to acting in non-Western cultures follow different patterns

This work provides an overview of different approaches to acting, both historical and contemporary, Western and non-Western, and concludes with a challenge to the future of the art

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