Dialects for the Stage

Routledge, 2006 M02 28 - 170 páginas

Dialect work is one of the actor's most challenging tasks. Need to know a Russian accent? Playing a German countess or a Midwestern farmhand? These and more accents – from Yiddish to French Canadian – are clearly explained in Evangeline Machlin's classic work.

Now available in a book-and-downloadable resources format, Evangeline Machlin's Dialects for the Stage is based on a method of dialect acquisition she developed during her years working with students at Boston University's Division of Theatre. During her long career, Evangeline Machlin trained such actors as Steve McQueen, Lee Grant, Suzanne Pleshette, Joanne Woodward, and Faye Dunaway.

Dentro del libro

Comentarios de la gente - Escribir un comentario

No encontramos ningún comentario en los lugares habituales.

Páginas seleccionadas


Part One The Actor the CDs and the Manual
Part Two Using the Dialect Texts and the Dialect Data
Part Three Steps in the PlayItandSayIt Method of Learning Dialects
Part Four North American Dialects
North American and British
Part Six Dialects of Great Britain and Ireland
Part Seven European Accents
Part Eight Symbols and Sounds of the International Phonetic Alphabet
Derechos de autor

Otras ediciones - Ver todas

Términos y frases comunes

Acerca del autor (2006)

Evangeline Machlin was formerly director of speech studies at the Neighborhood Playhouse School of the Theatre and Lecturer in Speech at Columbia University.

Información bibliográfica