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Publisher Comments:

"The best book on hand puppetry we've seen." — The Whole Kids Catalog. Lucid, easy-to-follow book teaches beginners how to create a full working range of puppet motions and emotions. Also covers elements of good puppet theatrical technique: voice use and synchronization, stage deportment and interactions, improvisation, simple staging, lighting effects, and more. All clearly explained and beautifully illustrated.

Synopsis:

Lucid, easy-to-follow book teaches beginners how to create a full working range of puppet motions and emotions. Also covers elements of good puppet theatrical technique.

Synopsis:

Lucid, easy-to-follow book teaches beginners how to create a full working range of puppet motions and emotions. Also covers elements of good puppet theatrical technique: voice use and synchronization, stage deportment and interactions, improvisation, simple staging, lighting effects, and more. All clearly explained and beautifully illustrated.

Synopsis:

Lucid, easy-to-follow guide covers voice use and synchronization, stage deportment and interactions, improvisation, staging, lighting, much more.

Table of Contents

Introduction
What Is Puppetry?
What Is a Puppet?
Hand Puppets
Finger Movements
Wrist Movements
Arm Movements
An Exercise for Basic Movements
Pantomime
The Use of Props
Puppet Voices
How Should a Puppet Move When Speaking?
Improvisation and Conflict
Suggested Improvisations
Mouth Puppets
Critique
Preparing an End-of-Term Production
The Construction of Felt Puppets
The Construction of Simple Mouth Puppets
Simple Stages
Simple Lighting
Appendix: An Outline for Lesson Plan
Bibliography of Recommended Books
List of Puppetry Organizations

Product Details

ISBN:
9780486293783
With:
Fijan, Carol
Author:
Fijan, Carol
Author:
Engler, Larry
Publisher:
Dover Publications
Location:
Mineola, N.Y. :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Puppets & Puppetry
Subject:
Theater - General
Subject:
Misc. theatrical forms
Subject:
Puppet making
Subject:
Puppet theater
Subject:
Hand puppets.
Subject:
General Performing Arts
Subject:
General Crafts & Hobbies
Subject:
Crafts-Toys
Subject:
Models
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Dover Craft Books
Series Volume:
4
Publication Date:
19970131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
192
Dimensions:
9 x 6.38 in 0.79 lb

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"Synopsis" by ,
Lucid, easy-to-follow book teaches beginners how to create a full working range of puppet motions and emotions. Also covers elements of good puppet theatrical technique.
"Synopsis" by ,
Lucid, easy-to-follow book teaches beginners how to create a full working range of puppet motions and emotions. Also covers elements of good puppet theatrical technique: voice use and synchronization, stage deportment and interactions, improvisation, simple staging, lighting effects, and more. All clearly explained and beautifully illustrated.
"Synopsis" by ,
Lucid, easy-to-follow guide covers voice use and synchronization, stage deportment and interactions, improvisation, staging, lighting, much more.

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