Understanding and Researching Scripts - A Practical Guide
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Understanding and Researching Scripts is intended to guide the reader through the fascinating process of researching, analysing and interpreting a play from the very first reading, through to performance. Aimed at practising and would-be actors and directors, whether amateur or professional, its intention is not to study a script from a purely academic viewpoint, but rather to enable a practical approach to taking a drama text from page to stage.
Learn how to research a text thoroughly Gain confidence in your ability to analyse a script truthfully Develop ideas for innovative interpretation from a first reading Realize the full potential of your dramatic skills Learn about the unique three way process of drama Work in harmony with the playwright and fellow performers Understand the creative and supportive relationship between actors and directors Understand your character and be able to portray it with confidence and believability Understand Shakespeare easily Practice your skills using example and exercisesRRP: £14.99