Page extent: 210
ISBN: 9781840028270
Binding: PaperBack

Classic Voice: Working with Actors on Vocal Style

Catherine Weate

PaperBack (01 Sep 2009)
Drawing on Catherine Weate's extensive experience as a voice coach, Classic Voice provides a comprehensive preparation for the vocal demands within classical texts. It includes warm-up ideas, exercises to experiment with sound, word and rhythm and detailed workshop plans using specially selected extracts from classic plays. Always practical, this book will supply directors, lecturers, teachers, trainers and coaches with the tools they need to easily integrate vocal work into their rehearsals, classes or seminars. Greek Tragedy, Elizabethan and Jacobean Drama and Restoration Comedy, three theatrical styles in western theatre history which challenge actors vocally, are given a particular focus.

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ISBN13 9781840028270
Binding PaperBack
Page Extent 210



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'I discovered these stunning books only recently and devoured them with glee. No other texts had previously given such comprehensive guidance on the difference between Classic and Modern styles. Really worth a look for any actor... Excellent group exercises applicable to any working texts - a great set for directors wanting to get the most from their actors.' Anna Boulic (Love Voice) on Classic Voice and Modern Voice