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Playing Commedia  

Playing Commedia $27.26 ex GST
$29.99 inc GST

Playing Commedia offers a practical guide to the skills, characters and history of Commedia Dell'Arte through graded games and illustrated exercises. It provides a useful tool in any actor's training and a discipline for all forms of physical theatre.

Chapters include:
  • Warm-Up Games
  • Mime and Movement Games
  • Word Games
  • Using Face Masks
  • The Legacy of Commedia dell'Arte, a chapter looking at the individual Masks or characters in the traditional Commedia dell'Arte.

Nick Hern Books | 978-1-85459-466-2 | Sales rights: Australia/NZ | PB


BARRY GRANTHAM is a performer, director and teacher. He trained as a dancer before working in almost every form of theatre. He has been teaching Commedia for the last twenty years, chiefly in England but also in Norway, Sweden, Germany and Italy itself.

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