By Paul Harvard
An impassioned and precious advisor for actors and scholars of musical theatre.
In Acting via Song,?Paul Harvard takes the ideas of recent actor education - together with the theories of Stanislavsky, Brecht, Meisner and Laban, among others - and applies them to the basic part of musical theatre: singing.
With dozens of routines to place those theories into perform, and various examples from a huge variety of musicals, the result's a entire and rigorous performing direction for these education in musical theatre or already acting, even if novice or expert, to grasp their power - and act better.
'The such a lot methodical, thorough and functional ebook at the topic that i have ever read.' - Daniel Evans, from his foreword
'If you need to maximise your capability during this tricky career, this isn't only a must-read - it is your Bible.' - Stuart Barr
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