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The Invisible Actor, Paperback / softback Book

The Invisible Actor Paperback / softback

Part of the Bloomsbury Revelations series

Description

The Invisible Actor presents the captivating and unique methods of the distinguished Japanese actor and director, Yoshi Oida.

While a member of Peter Brook's theatre company in Paris, Yoshi Oida developed a masterful approach to acting that combined the oriental tradition of supreme and studied control with the Western performer's need to characterise and expose depths of emotion.

Written with Lorna Marshall, Yoshi Oida explains that once the audience becomes openly aware of the actor's method and becomes too conscious of the actor's artistry, the wonder of performance dies.

The audience must never see the actor but only his or her performance.

Throughout Lorna Marshall provides contextual commentary on Yoshi Oida's work and methods.

In a new foreword to accompany the Bloomsbury Revelations edition, Yoshi Oida revisits the questions that have informed his career as an actor and explores how his skilful approach to acting has shaped the wider contours of his life.

Information

  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 128 pages
  • Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Acting techniques
  • ISBN: 9781350148260

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