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The Resource Respect for acting, Uta Hagen ; with Haskel Frankel

Respect for acting, Uta Hagen ; with Haskel Frankel

Label
Respect for acting
Title
Respect for acting
Statement of responsibility
Uta Hagen ; with Haskel Frankel
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
This is the classic book on acting, now republished with a new foreword by actor David Hyde Pierce. Legendary actress and teacher Uta Hagen knew that an actor's finest work was often achieved for love rather than for money. She lived this philosophy, alongside her husband Herbert Berghof, at HB Studio, their acting school; together they turned a handful of scruffy old buildings into a workplace and spiritual home for actors. This work is Hagen's blueprint for the actor, her design for "enlightened stage acting." It has helped generations of actors hone their craft, and its advice is as useful now as it was in 1973, when it was first published. Graduates of HB Studio include Robert DeNiro, Jack Lemmon, Anne Bancroft, and Bette Midler. It will continue to bring Hagen's techniques to actors and theater-lovers alike. Uta Hagen was the recipient of innumerable honors and awards during her long career, including the prestigious National Medal for the Arts in 2003. She died in 2004 at the age of 84. Haskel Frankel was the drama critic of the National Observer
Cataloging source
DLC
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1919-2004
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Hagen, Uta
Dewey number
792.02/8
Index
index present
LC call number
PN2061
LC item number
.H28 2008
Literary form
non fiction
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  • Frankel, Haskel
  • Pierce, David Hyde
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Acting
Label
Respect for acting, Uta Hagen ; with Haskel Frankel
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally published: New York : Macmillan, 1973
  • "This edition reprints the original without alteration."--p.[ii]
  • New foreword by David Hyde Pierce
  • Includes index
Contents
pt. 1. The actor. Concept -- Identity -- Substitution -- Emotional memory -- Sense memory -- The five senses -- Thinking -- Walking and talking -- Improvisation -- Reality -- pt. 2. The objective exercises. The basic object exercise -- Three entrances -- Immediacy -- The fourth wall -- Endowment -- Talking to yourself -- Outdoors -- Conditioning forces -- History -- Character action -- pt. 3. The play and the role. First contact with the play -- The character -- Circumstances -- Relationship -- The objective -- The obstacle -- The action -- The rehearsal -- Practical problems -- Communication -- Style
Control code
ocn191245567
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
xiii, 226 p.
Isbn
9780470228487
Lccn
2008016843
System control number
(OCoLC)191245567
Label
Respect for acting, Uta Hagen ; with Haskel Frankel
Publication
Note
  • Originally published: New York : Macmillan, 1973
  • "This edition reprints the original without alteration."--p.[ii]
  • New foreword by David Hyde Pierce
  • Includes index
Contents
pt. 1. The actor. Concept -- Identity -- Substitution -- Emotional memory -- Sense memory -- The five senses -- Thinking -- Walking and talking -- Improvisation -- Reality -- pt. 2. The objective exercises. The basic object exercise -- Three entrances -- Immediacy -- The fourth wall -- Endowment -- Talking to yourself -- Outdoors -- Conditioning forces -- History -- Character action -- pt. 3. The play and the role. First contact with the play -- The character -- Circumstances -- Relationship -- The objective -- The obstacle -- The action -- The rehearsal -- Practical problems -- Communication -- Style
Control code
ocn191245567
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
xiii, 226 p.
Isbn
9780470228487
Lccn
2008016843
System control number
(OCoLC)191245567

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