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The Resource Theatre games for young performers : improvisations & exercises for developing acting skills, by Maria C. Novelly

Theatre games for young performers : improvisations & exercises for developing acting skills, by Maria C. Novelly

Label
Theatre games for young performers : improvisations & exercises for developing acting skills
Title
Theatre games for young performers
Title remainder
improvisations & exercises for developing acting skills
Statement of responsibility
by Maria C. Novelly
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Written especially for those who coach adolescent actors, this delightfully fresh workbook tells you the how, when, what and why of theatre games for young performers. Anyone working with young actors in schools or recreational centers will find this book exceptionally helpful. The basics of pantomime, improvisations, voice control, monologs and dialogs are all presented in game formats with exercises and worksheets for easy organization. Contents include: Introduction, Terms and Goals for Performers, Planning Your Program, Pantomime, Voice. Improvisation and Scene-Building, Index to Activities
Action
committed to retain
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
792/.07/1273
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
PN3171
LC item number
N67 1985
Literary form
non fiction
Target audience
adult
Label
Theatre games for young performers : improvisations & exercises for developing acting skills, by Maria C. Novelly
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- Terms and goals for performers -- Introduction; Stage terms; performance goals -- Planning your program -- Introduction; Time; space; materials; group work; scene presentation (introduction scene & num;1, introduction scene & num;2; the first day (drama discussion exercise, first-day pantomime); for the classroom teacher; for scout, recreational and church activity leaders; adapting activities for discussion and learning -- Pantomime -- Introduction; Basic Qualities of good pantomime; basics of pantomime story lines; short-short pantomime activities (simple actions, believable entrances, emotions, walking through, join in, continuation dream, relaxation exercise, imaginative journey & num;1, imaginative journey & num;2, imaginative journey & num;3, imaginative journey & num;4, living patterns and live machines); pantomime games (the selling game-or the ``bulgarian game, '' who began, duet mirror games, circle mirror); rehearsed pantomime scenes (group mirror pantomime, group focus pantomime, fantastic duet pantomime!, in-a-vehicle group pantomime, be-a-vehicle group pantomime, be-a-household-appliance group pantomime, be-an-animal group pantomime, solo pantomime, solo pantomime to music -- Voice -- Introduction; Characteristics of a good stage voice; short-short voice activities (vocal warm-ups, color your words, color your nursery rhyme, greeting by number, directed poetry reading); rehearsed voice scenes (advice column scene & num;1, advice column scene & num;2, low-voice radio broadcast, interview scene, one word-three situations scene) -- Improvisation and scene-building -- Introduction; Hints for improv performances; hints for scene-building; short-short improvisations [add-on story telling a story and acting it out, chain sentence, join-in scene, continuation scene, freeze and go, group improvs with a given situation, group improvs-three characters, improvs from a given situation, solo improv with objects, tmatty (tell me about the time you .), one situation-three ways scene, three-items scene, if-i-had-it-my-way scene, exposition scene, picture scene, living newspaper, ending scene, commercials for products that don't exist, one situation-three attitudes scene, solo emotion scene, monologue, sample monologue script & num;1, sample monologue script & num;2] -- Index to activities
Control code
ocm12534525
Dimensions
23 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
147 pages
Isbn
9780916260316
Lccn
85060572
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)12534525
Label
Theatre games for young performers : improvisations & exercises for developing acting skills, by Maria C. Novelly
Publication
Copyright
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- Terms and goals for performers -- Introduction; Stage terms; performance goals -- Planning your program -- Introduction; Time; space; materials; group work; scene presentation (introduction scene & num;1, introduction scene & num;2; the first day (drama discussion exercise, first-day pantomime); for the classroom teacher; for scout, recreational and church activity leaders; adapting activities for discussion and learning -- Pantomime -- Introduction; Basic Qualities of good pantomime; basics of pantomime story lines; short-short pantomime activities (simple actions, believable entrances, emotions, walking through, join in, continuation dream, relaxation exercise, imaginative journey & num;1, imaginative journey & num;2, imaginative journey & num;3, imaginative journey & num;4, living patterns and live machines); pantomime games (the selling game-or the ``bulgarian game, '' who began, duet mirror games, circle mirror); rehearsed pantomime scenes (group mirror pantomime, group focus pantomime, fantastic duet pantomime!, in-a-vehicle group pantomime, be-a-vehicle group pantomime, be-a-household-appliance group pantomime, be-an-animal group pantomime, solo pantomime, solo pantomime to music -- Voice -- Introduction; Characteristics of a good stage voice; short-short voice activities (vocal warm-ups, color your words, color your nursery rhyme, greeting by number, directed poetry reading); rehearsed voice scenes (advice column scene & num;1, advice column scene & num;2, low-voice radio broadcast, interview scene, one word-three situations scene) -- Improvisation and scene-building -- Introduction; Hints for improv performances; hints for scene-building; short-short improvisations [add-on story telling a story and acting it out, chain sentence, join-in scene, continuation scene, freeze and go, group improvs with a given situation, group improvs-three characters, improvs from a given situation, solo improv with objects, tmatty (tell me about the time you .), one situation-three ways scene, three-items scene, if-i-had-it-my-way scene, exposition scene, picture scene, living newspaper, ending scene, commercials for products that don't exist, one situation-three attitudes scene, solo emotion scene, monologue, sample monologue script & num;1, sample monologue script & num;2] -- Index to activities
Control code
ocm12534525
Dimensions
23 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
147 pages
Isbn
9780916260316
Lccn
85060572
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)12534525

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