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Playing the Mask

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Playing the Mask by John Wright
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Award-winning theatre-maker and teacher John Wright explores and demystifies mask-work: what masks do, how they do it, and, above all, what they can teach us about acting. This book is a wonderfully accessible introduction to a fresh and innovative acting technique for actors, theatre-makers and teachers to use in training and rehearsal. A mask releases the actor to be playful, and playfulness generates ideas, finds meaning, develops characterisation - and is infinitely more fun than traditional training. Extensively illustrated with a rich variety of masks, this inventive and pragmatic book is full of invaluable games and exercises drawn from the author's own workshops, his experience as co-founder of both Trestle and Told by an Idiot, and his pioneering mask and clown work in many professional productions.
Release date NZ
October 4th, 2017
Author
Pages
320
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Imprint
Nick Hern Books
Dimensions
138x216x17
ISBN-13
9781854595805
Product ID
26877587

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