Acting is Believing: A Basic Method

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9780030571701: Acting is Believing: A Basic Method

Appropriate for any course in which students learn the basic principles of stage performance and acting, the seventh edition of this classic text builds on the strengths of the previous editions. Drawing on a wide range of dramatic materials, the author uses the Stanislavski method of acting as unifying concept in the book.

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Larry Clark is currently Professor and Dean Emeritus at University of Missouri. He joined the faculty in 1966 as an Assistant Professor of Speech and Dramatic Art. In 1988, after a distinguished career as a teacher of acting and directing, during which he directed dozens of plays, both with his students and for the University of Missouri professional Summer Repertory Theatre, Clark was selected as Dean of College of Arts and Science. During his career as a Professor of Theatre, Clark was active on the national scene and was elected President of all three professional organizations devoted to the educational aspects of theatre. He was an exceptionally well-known figure in the American College Theatre Festival, serving as festival critic for hundreds of plays during its first 20 years. The plays he mounted covered a broad range of dramatic literature from the classics to Sam Shepard. His production of Albee's "Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?" was particularly praised. It starred one of Clark's young students, Tom Moore, who went on to establish a distinguished motion picture career as the popular actor, Tom Berenger. Berenger leads a long list of Professor Clark's former acting students who are now earning their living in motion pictures, the theatre, or both.

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McGaw, Charles J.
Published by Holt,Rinehart & Winston of Canada Ltd (1966)
ISBN 10: 0030571707 ISBN 13: 9780030571701
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