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The Art of Pantomime

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Publisher Comments:

"This book should interest film actors, directors, and scenario writers ... besides several chapters on the possibilities of silent drama it contains what is probably our largest and most accurate collection of drawings illustrating emotional attitudes as portrayed by facial expressions and bodily postures."--New York Herald Tribune. Among the oldest theater arts, pantomime appeared in Greek and Elizabethan drama as well as in burlesque and vaudeville reviews. The author of this book, a veteran acting instructor, presents a well-illustrated analysis of pantomime's extensive variety of emotional expressions. Suggestions range from advice on exercises for maintaining a supple form and achieving specific bodily movements to the use of theatrical accessories and the writing and staging of a pantomime performance. Students, amateurs, and professional actors will find abundant material for refining their craft. Unabridged reprint of the 1927 edition. 196 black-and-white illustrations.

Book News Annotation:

Aubert, a veteran French acting instructor, presents an illustrated analysis of pantomime's variety of emotional expressions and gestures. He gives exercises for maintaining a supple form and achieving specific body movements, and advice on the writing and staging of a pantomime performance. There is no subject index. This is an unabridged republication of the edition published by Henry Holt and Company, New York, 1927. Annotation (c)2003 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Synopsis:

One of the oldest of theater arts, pantomime appeared in Greek and Elizabethan drama, was used by the French and Italians in the commedia dell' arte, and more recently, was employed in burlesque, musical comedy, and vaudeville. This book by a veteran French acting instructor analyzes and illustrates with numerous diagrams the ways of expressing various emotions by means of attitude and gesture. Individual chapters suggest exercises for maintaining a supple body and describe how to achieve specific bodily movements, use theatrical accessories, write a pantomime and stage it, and much more. As the author suggests, "The best way to perfect dramatic work is to play pantomimes." The clearly written text and helpful diagrams provide earnest students, amateur and professional actors seeking to hone their craft, as well as lovers of this classic artform with many opportunities to cultivate and develop the fine points of pantomime.

Synopsis:

Aubert, a veteran French acting instructor, presents an illustrated analysis of pantomime's variety of emotional expressions and gestures. He gives exercises for maintaining a supple form and achieving specific body movements, and advice on the writing and staging of a pantomime performance. There i

Synopsis:

A well-illustrated analysis of pantomime's extensive variety of emotional expressions, attainable through attitude and gesture, features advice on exercises for maintaining a supple form and achieving specific bodily movements, use of theatrical accessories, and the writing and staging of a pantomime performance. 196 black-and-white illustrations.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780486428574
Translator:
Sears, Edith
Introduction:
Baker, Sibyl
Translator:
Sears, Edith
Introduction by:
Baker, Sibyl
Introduction:
Baker, Sibyl
Author:
Aubert, Charles
Publisher:
Dover Publications
Location:
Mineola, N.Y.
Subject:
Theater - History & Criticism
Subject:
Miming
Subject:
Pantomime
Subject:
General Performing Arts
Subject:
Theater - Miming
Subject:
Drama-Mime and Puppetry
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series Volume:
no. 810
Publication Date:
20030631
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
224
Dimensions:
8.5 x 5.38 in 0.59 pd

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Product details 224 pages Dover Publications - English 9780486428574 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , One of the oldest of theater arts, pantomime appeared in Greek and Elizabethan drama, was used by the French and Italians in the commedia dell' arte, and more recently, was employed in burlesque, musical comedy, and vaudeville. This book by a veteran French acting instructor analyzes and illustrates with numerous diagrams the ways of expressing various emotions by means of attitude and gesture. Individual chapters suggest exercises for maintaining a supple body and describe how to achieve specific bodily movements, use theatrical accessories, write a pantomime and stage it, and much more. As the author suggests, "The best way to perfect dramatic work is to play pantomimes." The clearly written text and helpful diagrams provide earnest students, amateur and professional actors seeking to hone their craft, as well as lovers of this classic artform with many opportunities to cultivate and develop the fine points of pantomime.
"Synopsis" by , Aubert, a veteran French acting instructor, presents an illustrated analysis of pantomime's variety of emotional expressions and gestures. He gives exercises for maintaining a supple form and achieving specific body movements, and advice on the writing and staging of a pantomime performance. There i
"Synopsis" by ,
A well-illustrated analysis of pantomime's extensive variety of emotional expressions, attainable through attitude and gesture, features advice on exercises for maintaining a supple form and achieving specific bodily movements, use of theatrical accessories, and the writing and staging of a pantomime performance. 196 black-and-white illustrations.
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