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Davis Robinson - A Practical Guide to Ensemble Devising - 9781137461551 - V9781137461551
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A Practical Guide to Ensemble Devising

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Description for A Practical Guide to Ensemble Devising Paperback. This comprehensive handbook introduces techniques and exercises for devising theatre as an ensemble. Its clear style makes it an ideal book for students new to devising, while its wide scope provides fresh ideas for more experienced actors. Num Pages: 192 pages, 18 black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: ANH. Category: (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 158 x 232 x 11. Weight in Grams: 298.
Ensemble devising can be a daunting prospect for many actors: it requires a level of imagination, commitment and risk-taking not always seen in conventional theatre. In this handy volume, Davis Robinson uses his wealth of knowledge and expertise, garnered over thirty years of devising, to teach you the ins and outs of ensemble theatre making. A Practical Guide to Ensemble Devising leads you through the process of collaborative theatre, from warm-ups and generating ideas to editing and polishing a performance. It features a comprehensive series of exercises throughout, which will allow you to build the foundational skills required ... Read more

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About Davis Robinson
Davis Robinson is founder and artistic director of Beau Jest Moving Theatre and Professor of Theater at Bowdoin College, USA.

Reviews for A Practical Guide to Ensemble Devising
Aimed at actors, directors, and teachers, the seven short chapters of this book offer practical tools alongside a frank assessment of the difficulties common to the process, culled from Robinson’s thirty years of devising experience … It provides plenty of exercises that will ease novice practitioners into the process of ensemble creation … Most importantly, it sparks a flame–both artistic ... Read more

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