Commedia Dell'Arte: A Handbook for Troupes

Commedia Dell'Arte: A Handbook for Troupes by Oliver Crick, John Rudlin

Title: Commedia Dell'Arte: A Handbook for Troupes
Author: Oliver Crick, John Rudlin
ISBN10: 0415204089
ISBN13: 978-0415204088
Publisher: Routledge; 1 edition (May 29, 2001)
Language: English
Subcategory: Performing Arts
Size PDF: 1810 kb
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Rating: 4.0/5
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Pages: 272 pages
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Commedia Dell'Arte: A Handbook for Troupes by Oliver Crick, John Rudlin


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A companion to John Rudlin's best-selling Commedia dell'Arte: A Handbook for Actors, this book covers both the history and professional practice of commedia dell'arte companies from 1568 to the present day. Indispensable for both the beginner and the professional, it contains historical and contemporary company case histories, details on company organisation, and tips on practical stagecraft. Essential for students and practitioners, this book enables the reader to understand how successful commedia dell'arte companies function, and how we can learn from past and current practice to create a lively and dynamic form of theatre. Includes tips on: * writing a scenario * mask-making * building a stage * designing a backdrop * costume * music. _