By Christopher Olsen
Despite being roundly mentioned as a lot tougher to accomplish than its dramatic counterpart, comedian performing is commonly noticeable as a functionality style that can’t study. At most sensible it is usually defined as a ability which can merely be discovered "on the task" via years of perform, or given to a performer via normal expertise.
Acting Comedy is an attempt to ascertain this concept extra carefully via varied points of the comedian actor’s craft. every one bankruptcy is written by way of knowledgeable in a specific form—from actors and administrators to lecturers and standup comedians. issues lined include:
- how performers paintings with audiences
- how comedian texts could be better via notice and musical rhythm analysis
- how actual hobbies can generate comedian moments and construct character.
This e-book is a useful source for any performer targeting the minute info of comedian performing, even right down to exactly how one supplies a shaggy dog story on degree. Christopher Olsen’s special selection of comedian voices will turn out crucial studying for college kids and execs alike.
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