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Actions: The Actors' Thesaurus



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Actors need actions. They cannot act moods. They need to be doing something with every line. They need verbs. They need an aim to achieve, and an action selected to help achieve that aim.

Author Biography

Marina Caldarone is a freelance theatre director who has been involved in actor training in Britain's leading drama schools for the last twenty years Maggie Lloyd-Williams has acted on stage and TV in Britain, particularly at the National Theatre and Shakespeare's Globe

Table of Contents

Thanksp. ix
Forewordp. xi
Introductionp. xiii
How to Action the Textp. xvii
How to Use The Actors' Thesaurusp. xxv
Sample Scenesp. xxvii
Actions A-Zp. 1
Emotional Groups
Nurturing Wordsp. 147
Using Wordsp. 151
Damaging Wordsp. 155
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