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An Actor's Tricks

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A founding member of Peter Brook's international theatre company, Yoshi Oida infuses his acting and directing with the artistry of the Oriental traditions and a mastery of Western forms. In this disarmingly accessible study of the art of acting he shares his unique experience and range of expertise. An Actor's Tricks offers a meticulous scrutiny of the actor's preparation ...more
Paperback, 112 pages
Published February 12th 2007 by Bloomsbury Methuen Drama
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Eris
Mar 12, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Este libro forma parte de mi formación como comunicador, cumple lo que esperaba del mismo: tips para las artes escénicas. Me gusto mucho la redacción y cada tema trae una perla que aplicar estando en el escenario. Me ha dejado realmente "picada" para continuar con mi investigación.

Este libro es para enseñarte para aclararte que hace un actor para comunicar. Por tal es un libro que te enseña un conocimiento que solo los actores manejan. No cuenta anécdotas como tal y tampoco son cuentos pero igu
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Jan 29, 2018 rated it it was amazing
“When actors say ‘I was completely lost in the character’ or ‘I don’t have any memory of what I was doing’, this is not good acting. Instead, we should try to watch the character and what is happening, instead of being unaware. But if you watch too much, your body disengages and nothing happens.”
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Yoshi Oida is an inspirational teaching artist bridging many gaps. He bridges the gap between traditional eastern theatre forms with modern western theatre. He bridges the gap between studying the art of acting and implementing it in performance, forgetting concern about technique. He also bridges the gap between "doing art" and being alive as a human being.

Some of this book is a restatement of his previous and superior work, The Invisible Actor. There is, however, valuable supplemental materia
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The Japanese actor, director and teacher, Yoshi Oida, has created his own acting style, after years of performance with the theatre icon Peter Brook. As part of Brook`s International Theatre Group, Yoshi Oida performed on various stages all over the world. Several years ago he began directing plays himself using a unique combination of Eastern and Western approaches to theatre. ...more

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