By Mary Beth Osnes
Acting: a global Encyclopedia explores the superb range of dramatic expression present in rituals, gala's, and reside and filmed performances. Its thousands of alphabetically prepared, totally referenced entries supply insights into well-known avid gamers, writers, and administrators, in addition to outstanding level and picture productions from all over the world and in the course of the heritage of theater, cinema, and television.
The publication additionally contains a stunning array of extra issues, together with vital venues (from Greek amphitheaters to Broadway and Hollywood), performing colleges (the Actor's Studio) and corporations (the Royal Shakespeare), functionality genres (from spiritual pageants to puppetry), technical phrases of the actor's paintings, and lots more and plenty extra. it's a precise source for exploring the options performers use to captivate their audiences, and the way these recommendations have developed to satisfy the calls for of acting via Greek mask and layers of Kabuki make-up, in colossal halls or tiny theaters, or for the unforgiving eye of the camera.
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Acting: An International Encyclopedia of Traditional Culture by Mary Beth Osnes