The Comic Mask in the Commedia Dell'Arte
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BeschreibungPresents an aesthetic and methodological study of the traditional Italian theater form. This book describes what Commedia is, and what it should be. It offers philosophical and technical guidelines to performing the stock characters of "Commedia", observing its structure, extracting its poetics, exploring its themes, and using the mask.
PortraitAntonio Fava, one of the world's foremost experts on Commedia dell'Arte, is an actor, playwright, director, composer, teacher, and mask maker. He founded and runs the Teatro del Vicolo and the International School of the Comic Actor. He lives and teaches in Italy.
Untertitel: Actor Training, Improvisation, and the Poetics of Survival. New ed. 54 colour photographs & 19 b/w photographs. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: Northwestern University Press
Erscheinungsdatum: Dezember 2006
Seitenanzahl: 240 Seiten