Liberation of the Actor
Temple Lodge, 1992 - 148 pages
The artist was once a messenger of the gods. Breathing in, the Greek actor was lifted into a realm of thought and inspiration. And breathing out, the will was strengthened. Can modern actors again become messengers through their own power of description and dramatization?
Anyone with an interest in the spoken word, acting, or the future of the theater in general will welcome this book. The author goes beyond simple character study and interpretation to reexamine the forgotten esoteric aspects of acting. Based on Rudolf Steiner's ideas on speech and drama, Bridgmont provides a new basis for the true liberation of actors today.
C O N T E N T S
1. Where is the Actor?
Results 1-3 of 10
CHAPTER 10 Epic , Dramatic and Lyric Moods Drama was not a pastime that
sprang up out of nowhere as a game of charades that developed into art . It had
its place in the ancient Mystery schools from whence it was released into the
The lyric speaker , the singer , pouring out his heart to the listener , was not
concerned with the past or with pictures but with his present state of mind and
very much with his future . He sang out with a longing for the future , seeing his
Lyric : down - stage Oh , if only I could release the magic of those moments . Oh ,
such dreams , such memories . How can I ever express in tame words the
conjured magic . Oh , what purpose can there be in witnessing magic worlds if my
What people are saying - Write a review
Effective Speaking in the Theatre
The Wind Machine
5 other sections not shown