Playing Commedia

Playing Commedia $24.99

Barry Grantham

Published by Nick Hern Books

Playing Commedia offers a practical guide to the skills, characters and history of Commedia Dell'Arte through graded games and illustrated exercises. It provides a useful tool in any actor's training and a discipline for all forms of physical theatre

Chapters include:

* Warm-Up Games

* Mime and Movement Games

* Word Games

* Using Face Masks

* The Legacy of Commedia dell'Arte, a chapter looking at the individual Masks or characters in the traditional Commedia dell'Arte

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