Playing Episodes, Part Two of the Five Approaches of Acting Series

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Episodic techniques developed in early twentieth century Russia and Germany, based on the study of Shakespeare's texts and other non-realistic plays. Playing episodes became the international silent film technique and is still the basis of most film work. Onstage today an episodic approach is especially useful for Shakespeare, Brecht and Sam Shepard, but essential for any actor working on realistic plays - Chekhov, Ibsen, and Williams, for example - in which a mass of individual "objectives" can obscure the events and ...

Playing Episodes, Part Two of the Five Approaches of Acting Series 2007, Hansen Publishing Group, LLC

ISBN-13: 9781601821829

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