On Training and Performance: Traces of an Odin Teatret Actress

On Training and Performance: Traces of an Odin Teatret Actress

By: Roberta Carreri (author), Frank Camilleri (editor)Paperback

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"Outstanding ... a technical manual (for actors and directors), an historical document of importance, and a volume that is a delight to read." Ian Watson, Rutgers "An extremely valuable personal account of Roberta Carreri's process as an actor." Alison Hodge, Artistic Director, The Quick and the Dead "An excellent book with a unique voice." Ben Spatz, University of Huddersfield Roberta Carreri is one of acclaimed theatre company Odin Teatret's longest-serving actors, and the last to be trained by Eugenio Barba himself. In this book, she relives the milestones of her professional journey, including: her first experiences of street theatre the discovery of Asian performance traditions pedagogical activities and character creation encounters with artists and spectators the inception of her solo performances, Judith and Salt Interwoven with rich photographic documentation and a wealth of biographical information, this inspiring handbook reveals the professional secrets of an Odin Teatret actor as well as the story of a life of work, research, and passion.

Contents

Acknowledgements On Time and In Visibility: Training in Context - Foreword by Frank Camilleri Preface in the Form of a Letter from Eugenio Barba PART ONE: The Story and the Training Introduction Milan and Some Dates Holstebro and Carpignano Salentino The Transmission of Experience Exercises and Principles Slow Motion Composition Introversion and Extroversion Denmark Geronimo and Street Theatre Sources of Inspiration Dialogue with Tiredness Segmentation Being Decisive Thought in Action Improvisations Individual Improvisation Composing a Character A Little Digression into Private Life Marble Meeting the Asian Masters Judith Notes on Improvisation The Voice in Training and in Performance Salt Our Chronic Life Metamorphosis Photographs: A Gallery of Characters PART TWO: The Workshop The Dance of Intentions PART THREE: Perspectives A Memory Not Only For and By Itself - A Note on Methodology by Francesca Romana Rietti Backward Steps - Epilogue by Nando Taviani Photo credits

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9781138780002
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 232
  • ID: 9781138780002
  • weight: 362
  • ISBN10: 1138780006

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