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Masks and acting.

Frank Byron Jevons

Masks and acting.

by Frank Byron Jevons

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Published by University Press in Cambridge .
Written in English


Edition Notes

SeriesOccasional publicationsof the Classical Association -- 7
The Physical Object
Pagination16p.
Number of Pages16
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21489436M

Mask Characterization: An Acting Process [Libby Appel]. Behind the mask, Appel notes, the stu­dent is free to create a personality; paradox­ically, because the mask hides the self, it en­ables the student to probe more deeply into himself.“This bookAuthor: Libby Appel. "Libby Appel in this book offers teachers of acting a detailed view of a way of working with masks. While the underlying assumptions are profound, the reader will find a wealth of practicality and specificity."--John Ransford Watts, Dean, Goodman School of Drama, DePaul University, from the Foreword Libby Appel in this book offers teachers of.

  12 Cloth Face Masks to Shop Now and Support Young Designers Labels like Collina Strada and Phlemuns are creating non-medical masks with flair—and a Author: Véronique Hyland. “The neutral mask is a way of understanding performance, not a way of performing.” – Jacques Lecoq. The neutral mask, when placed on the face of a performer, is not entirely neutral. It is a mask sitting on the face of a person, a character, who has idiosyncrasies and characteristics that make them a .

The selection is based on a series of essays on contemporary writers published as The Book of Masks by the foremost critic and author of the period: Remy de Gourmont. (The "mask This anthology is the largest ever selection from the Decadent and Symbolist writers of the French fin-de-siècle — a period whose social and spiritual ills had so /5. A mask is an object normally worn on the face, typically for protection, disguise, performance, or have been used since antiquity for both ceremonial and practical purposes, as well as in the performing arts and for entertainment. They are usually worn on the face, although they may also be positioned for effect elsewhere on the wearer's body.


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Masks and acting by Frank Byron Jevons Download PDF EPUB FB2

The book begins by giving an overview of the cultural and social uses of masks and many of the beliefs surrounding the "transformative" qualities attributed to masks. It goes on to discuss the use of mask in a historical framework and traces the theatrical uses of masks through some significant eras.

The real value of this book comes in the wide range of activities and exercises in the use of by: 4. Full of simple explanations, and collating over twenty-five years’ experience of writing for, directing and acting in masks, The Mask Handbook examines how masks have the ability to play the fundamental game of theatre – the suspension of disbelief.

The Handbook includes: an introduction to Cited by: 5. "This brilliant, innovative, and beautifully organized book on using masks for actor training is a real treasure. Internationally known teacher anddirector Eli Simon focuses on four systems of masking that illuminate the most important and enduring premises of acting by: 3.

“Libby Appel in this book offers teachers of acting a detailed view of a way of working with masks. While the underlying assumptions are profound, the reader will find a Cited by: 5.

Masks or Faces. Masks and acting. book Study in the Psychology of Acting book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. This scarce antiquarian book is a facs 4/5(2). In this book, Murray explains how Lecoq came to acting from sports, which caused emphasis Masks and acting.

book exploration focused on the physical rather than the psychological. He explains his techniques and looks at the work of companies created by Lecoq-trained actors, the most famous of which are Theatre de Complicite and Mummenschanz. Each section addresses fundamental acting principles and shows how the ancient technique can be applied to the contemporary stage.

It is the perfect book to use as background to traditional, non-masked acting principles. For instance, mask acting provides a great way of strengthening core acting Brand: Palgrave Macmillan US. Mask - Mask - Theatrical uses: Masks have been used almost universally to represent characters in theatrical performances.

Theatrical performances are a visual literature of a transient, momentary kind. It is most impressive because it can be seen as a reality; it expends itself by its very revelation. The mask participates as a more enduring element, since its form is physical.

Comments Book. Mask Theatre Terms. Mask Theatre terms. For visual examples of many of these terms, see our Mask Technique films. Clocking This is a technique intrinsic to mask acting, where the mask looks straight at the audience.

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Based on Cher's movie of the same name,this book was great.I loved book had more scenes than the movie and the directors cut dvd actualy put in two extra scenes that were in the Dennis was a couragous young man who lived his life to the fullest although he had a severe facial deformity,making him look as if he were wearing a mask.I was proud to call his mom Rusty my /5.

'It magnifies the acting, good and bad': the art and alchemy of mask theatre Done well, it tells fantastical and affecting stories; done badly it descends into syrupy schmaltz. Edinburgh’s mask. Behind the mask, Appel notes, the stu­dent is free to create a personality; paradox­ically, because the mask hides the self, it en­ables the student to probe more deeply into himself.?This book describes, defines, and dis­cusses the mask characterization process, providing the theory behind the exercises and the step-by-step procedure in the organ­ic development of the character from the.

In Acting Through Mask, the first volume of his Mask: A Release of Acting Resources, David Griffith examines the present state of actor-training and recommends a way in which the standards of performance skills in theatre may parallel those already established in other performing arts such as music and author proposes a practical actor-training philosophy using mask, which will.

It gives a historical survey of the role masks of masks in various cultures. From the Back Cover Because mask improvisation work is relatively new in American theater training, this book is designed not only to acquaint readers with the theory of mask improvisation but to /5(5).

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This groundbreaking book outlines Libby Appel’s approach to training students using masks to embody any character from any play or improvisation.

The book also includes a full semester of exercises from a college theater course that. - Explore bba58's board "Mask Making for Kids", followed by people on Pinterest.

See more ideas about Mask for kids, Mask making and Crafts for kids pins. "David Griffiths' four volume series of books is a splendidly researched and passionate argument for the introduction of a mask-based training for actors. Griffiths has a wide experience in the area of professional training and as a director and playwright, and brings all this to bear in this fascinating and persuasive study.

A strange book with a lot of interesting observations, even for those uninterested in improvisational theater. Sometimes he fixates on a concept (like masks) which incrementally raises his new-age mumbo jumbo tally for me--but generally he tells an interesting story about his experiments, outcomes and thoughts about understanding characters and their motives/5.

8 Novels About the Masks We Wear One could argue that most novels are about masks in some way. And that the best books allow their readers a chance to put on new masks or skins and be transformed.

As he spends his days wearing and acting out the masks society has created for him, he is continually getting reminded that the audience.Jacques Lecoq (Born in Paris; 15 December – 19 January ), was a French stage actor and coach.

He was best known for his teaching methods in physical theatre, movement, and mime which he taught at the school he founded in Paris known as École internationale de théâtre Jacques taught there from until his death from a cerebral hemorrhage in Born: 12 DecemberParis, France.