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Drama: What it is and how to do it Pete Hartley

Drama: What it is and how to do it

Pete Hartley

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This book is a no-nonsense guide to creating, rehearsing and staging drama. It focuses on all aspects of acting from your very first encounter with practical drama right through to the final bow at the end of the performance. There is also a majorMoreThis book is a no-nonsense guide to creating, rehearsing and staging drama. It focuses on all aspects of acting from your very first encounter with practical drama right through to the final bow at the end of the performance. There is also a major section on how to direct for the stage. It contains chapters on what to expect from drama classes and workshops, and how to devise your own theatre productions. In addition the book offers some basic definitions of drama and theatre and includes introductions to stage design and producing plays. There is a chapter on professional training and how to approach auditions.It is an excellent guide for beginners or for more experienced actors who are looking to broaden their range of techniques or progress into directing. It features lots of simple but proven practical tips ranging from how to learn lines to coping with the morning after the closing night.Pete Hartley is based in northern England where he has taught drama since 1984. He began acting in 1968 and has the experience of being involved in over 300 productions the majority of them as director and/or producer.