Playing Commedia


ISBN: 9781854594662
Author: By Barry Grantham
Publication Date: 9/01/2000
Publisher: Nick Hern Books
Extent: 287pp.
Availability: Available


A practical guide to the skills, characters and history of Commedia Dell’Arte through graded games and illustrated exercises – 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.

Additional information


ePub, Mobi, Print