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Phillip Zarrilli - (toward) a phenomenology of acting - 9781138777682 - V9781138777682
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(toward) a phenomenology of acting

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In (toward) a phenomenology of acting, Phillip Zarrilli considers acting as a ‘question’ to be explored in the studio and then reflected upon.

This book is a vital response to Jerzy Grotowski’s essential question: "How does the actor ‘touch that which is untouchable?’" Phenomenology invites us to listen to "the things themselves", to be attentive to how we sensorially, kinesthetically, and affectively engage with acting as a phenomenon and process. Using detailed first-person accounts of acting across a variety of dramaturgies and performances from Beckett to newly co-created performances to realism, it provides an account of how we ‘do’ or practice ... Read more

An advanced study for actors, directors, and teachers of acting that is ideal for both the training/rehearsal studio and research, (toward) a phenomenology of acting is an exciting move forward in the philosophical understanding of acting as an embodied practice.

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About Phillip Zarrilli
Phillip Zarrilli is Artistic Director of The Llanarth Group and Emeritus Professor of Performance Practice at Exeter University, UK. He directs, performs, and teaches internationally, with recent professional productions in the UK, Singapore, Costa Rica, Ireland, and Norway. Zarrilli is widely known for his publications on acting including Psychophysical Acting: An Intercultural Approach After Stanislavski (2009, 2010 Outstanding Book of ... Read more

Reviews for (toward) a phenomenology of acting
"Zarrilli’s book is a major contribution to the effort to create a circulation between science, art, and human experience." Evan Thompson, Professor of Philosophy, University of British Columbia & Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada "Written with great poetic style and evocativeness, this impressive tome takes Zarrilli’s already impactful contribution to contemporary acting many steps further. It’s destined ... Read more

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