The Need for Words: Voice and the Text (Performance Books)

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"The Need for Words is an astonishing book. It takes you on an extraordinary voyage of discovery through the worlds of language and texts. Every actor and non-actor should know it and read it." Declan Donnellan (director) In The Need for Words, Patsy Rodenburg shows herself to be an inspired and inspiring teacher. Her work is an essential tool for today's teachers and students. She enables them to regain power over language, voice and speech so they can speak out and be heard." Jenny Harris (Head of Education, Royal National Theatre) Patsy Rodenburg is Director of Voice at the Royal National Theatre and the Guildhall School of Music and Drama and is recognised as one of the world's leading voice and acting coaches. She has worked regularly with the best-known actors of the British theatre, including Dame Judy Dench, Sir Ian McKellen, Antony Sher, Harriet Walter, Nigel Hawthorne, Rosemary Harris, Daniel Day-Lewis, Simon Russell Beale and Ralph Fiennes.

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Patsy Rodenburg is Head of Voice at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama and was formerly at the Royal National Theatre. She trained in Voice Studies at the Central School of Speech and Drama and is recognized as one of the world's leading voice and acting coaches. Previously, Patsy was in residence with the Royal Shakespeare Company for nine years and also worked with the Royal Court Theatre, the Donmar Warehouse and the Almeida Theatre, London. She has worked extensively with many of the great world theatres including the Moscow Art Theatre, Complicite, Cheek by Jowl and Comedie-Francaise. Patsy has worked regularly with some of the best-known actors and biggest names in theatre, film and television including: Nicole Kidman, Rachel Weisz, Emily Watson, Jude Law, Tom Wilkinson, Hugh Jackman, Daniel Day-Lewis, Cate Blanchett, Minnie Driver, Kim Cattrall and David Schwimmer.

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I know Patsy to be a gifted voice and speech coach. In The Need for Words she provides practical and imaginative means for getting to the heart of the text and making the necessity for the language to be strongly felt by audiences. I do recommend it to anyone who needs to use words with clarity and passion. * Trevor Nunn * Playwrights, a complacent lot, tend to think that their text says it all. Grudgingly conceding the role of the director, they still think the words speak for themselves. They don't, and in this excellent book, Patsy Rodenburg shows why. * Alan Bennett * The Need for Words is an astonishing book. It takes you on an extraordinary voyage of discovery through the worlds of language and texts. Every actor and non-actor should know it and read it. * Declan Donnellan *

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