Coupon
Acting for Singers : Creating Believable Singing Characters
by David F. Ostwald


Overview - Written to meet the needs of thousands of students and pre-professional singers participating in production workshops and classes in opera and musical theater, Acting for Singers leads singing performers step by step from the studio or classroom through audition and rehearsals to a successful performance.  Read more...

 
Hardcover
  • $38.95

Add to Cart + Add to Wishlist

In Stock Online.

Free Shipping is not available for this item.
 
> Check In-Store Availability

In-Store pricing may vary

 
 
New & Used Marketplace 6 copies from $35.83
 
 
 

More About Acting for Singers by David F. Ostwald
 
 
 
Overview
Written to meet the needs of thousands of students and pre-professional singers participating in production workshops and classes in opera and musical theater, Acting for Singers leads singing performers step by step from the studio or classroom through audition and rehearsals to a successful performance. Using a clear, systematic, positive approach, this practical guide explains how to analyze a script or libretto, shows how to develop a character building on material in the score, and gives the singing performer the tools to act believably. More than just a "how-to" acting book, however, Acting for Singers also addresses the problems of concentration, trust, projection, communication, and the self-doubt that often afflicts singers pursuing the goal of believable performance. Part I establishes the basic principles of acting and singing together, and teaches the reader how to improvise as a key tool to explore and develop characters. Part II teaches the singer how to analyze theatrical work for rehearsing and performing. Using concrete examples from Carmen and West Side Story, and imaginative exercises following each chapter, this text teaches all singers how to be effective singing actors.

 
Details
  • ISBN-13: 9780195145403
  • ISBN-10: 0195145402
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
  • Publish Date: July 2005
  • Page Count: 252
  • Dimensions: 9.48 x 6.34 x 0.93 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.09 pounds


Related Categories

Books > Performing Arts > Theater - General
Books > Music > Instruction & Study - Voice

 
BAM Customer Reviews