Acting in Documentary Theatre

Acting in Documentary Theatre

By: Tom Cantrell (author)Paperback

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Using new interview material with actors, directors and writers, this book explores the challenges of performance in documentary theatre. Through a series of high profile case studies, Cantrell uses acting theory to examine the actors' complex processes, and makes a significant contribution to our understanding of stage performance.

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About Author

Tom Cantrell is Lecturer in drama at the University of York, UK. He recently co-edited Playing for Real: Actors on Playing Real People with Mary Luckhurst. He continues to publish on acting processes and documentary forms, and is currently researching acting for the small screen.


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Product Details

  • publication date: 12/07/2013
  • ISBN13: 9781137019714
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 208
  • ID: 9781137019714
  • weight: 267
  • ISBN10: 1137019719

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