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Macmillan Higher Education

Acting in Documentary Theatre

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Palgrave

Pages: 208
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Hardcover - 9781137019721

26 July 2013

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26 July 2013

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12 July 2013

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Using new interview material with actors, directors and writers, this book explores the challenges of performance in documentary theatre. Through a series of high profile case studies, Cantrell uses acting theory to examine...

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Using new interview material with actors, directors and writers, this book explores the challenges of performance in documentary theatre. Through a series of high profile case studies, Cantrell uses acting theory to examine the actors' complex processes, and makes a significant contribution to our understanding of stage performance.


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Covers a burgeoning area of study that appears on most contemporary theatre courses
Includes previously unpublished interviews with a range of well-known actors.?

Ideal for students: Cantrell introduces and surveys the theory and practice of documentary theatre, with international examples throughout

List of Illustrations
Acknowledgements
Introduction
1. Talking to Terrorists
2. My Name is Rachel Corrie
3. Called to Account
4. The Girlfriend Experience
Bibliography
Index.

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Tom Cantrell is Lecturer in drama at the University of York, UK. He recently co-edited Playing for Real: Actors on Playing Real People with Mary Luckhurst. He continues to publish on acting processes and documentary forms, and is currently researching acting for the small screen.

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Tom Cantrell is Lecturer in drama at the University of York, UK. He recently co-edited Playing for Real: Actors on Playing Real People with Mary Luckhurst. He continues to publish on acting processes and documentary forms, and is currently researching acting for the small screen.

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