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Stage Fighting : A Practical Guide
by Jonathan Howell


Overview - Revealingthe practicalities of choreographing realist fight scenes on stage in a way that is both convincing for the audience and safe for the actors, this guide takes the reader behind the scenes. It explains how the illusion of the fight is created, looking at topics such as working with a partner; warming up; training, rehearsing and performing; and creating realistic sound effects.Topics covered include therole of the fight director, action and reaction, unarmed combat, using weapons, and safety aspects.  Read more...

 
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Overview
Revealingthe practicalities of choreographing realist fight scenes on stage in a way that is both convincing for the audience and safe for the actors, this guide takes the reader behind the scenes. It explains how the illusion of the fight is created, looking at topics such as working with a partner; warming up; training, rehearsing and performing; and creating realistic sound effects.Topics covered include therole of the fight director, action and reaction, unarmed combat, using weapons, and safety aspects. This tool will be of interest to alldrama students, teachers, choreographers, and amateur dramatic groups."

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9781847970466
  • ISBN-10: 184797046X
  • Publisher: Crowood Press (UK)
  • Publish Date: May 2009
  • Page Count: 192
  • Dimensions: 9.27 x 6.49 x 0.48 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1 pounds


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