Acting (Re)Considered: Theories and Practices

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Acting (Re)Considered is a challenging and extraordinarily eye-opening collection of seminal essays about intercultural theories of acting, training and the actor's body in performance. Acting (Re)Considered will be is an essential part of every theatre student's repertoire, whether they are studying the history, the theory, or the practice of acting.
Included are discussions on acting by or about most of the major figures who have shaped twentieth century performance, such as:
* Meyerhold
* Copeau
* Decroux
* Artaud
* Brecht
* Growtowski
* Barba
* Suzuki
* Fo
* Warrilow
* Rosenthal
* DaFoe
No other volume on acting is as wide-ranging, as comprehensive, or as international as this one. Acting (Re)Considered transforms the possibilities for teachers and students of acting.

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Phillip B. Zarrilli has been Director of the Asian/Experimental Theatre Program at the University of Wisconsin-Madison since 1980. He is also Professor in the Department of Theatre and Drama.

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"Offering a bridge between the theoretical and the practical, this book is an important contribution to theatre studies." -- Backstage - 11/96

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Published by Routledge (1995)
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