Acting in Musical Theatre is the only complete course in approaching a role in a musical. It is the first to combine all aspects of acting and singing into a comprehensive guide, integrating what have previously been treated as separate disciplines.
This book contains fundamental skills for novice actors, practical insights for professionals, and tips to help veteran musical performers refine their craft. This new edition includes expanded and updated sections on The Profession, Pop and Rock Musical Styles, new exercises, examples and illustrations.
Drawing on decades of experience in both acting and teaching, Joe Deer and Rocco Dal Vera provide crucial advice on all elements of the profession, including:
- fundamentals of acting applied to musical theatre
- script, score and character analysis
- personalizing your performance
- turning rehearsal into performance
- acting styles in the musical theatre
- practical steps to a career.
Acting in Musical Theatre’s chapters divide into easy-to-reference units, each containing related group and solo exercises, making it the most popular textbook for students and practitioners worldwide.Book Information Complimentary Exam Copy