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Sixty Shakespeare Scenes for Teens / Edition 1

Sixty Shakespeare Scenes for Teens / Edition 1


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You can't beat a Shakespearean scene for an acting tune-up. The sixty scenes in The Ultimate Scene Study Series for Teens Volume 1 provide a key with which young actors can unlock a storehouse of emotional, technical, and interpretive skills. Material from twenty-seven plays are organized as scenes for two characters, three characters, four characters, and five or more characters. The introduction discusses rhetorical elements, imagery, themes, verse, and prose styles, subplots, and tips on playing Shakespearean characters.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781575253596
Publisher: Smith & Kraus, Inc.
Publication date: 05/01/2003
Series: The Ultimate Scene Study Series for Teens
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 364
Sales rank: 1,214,558
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.75(d)

About the Author

LISA BANSAVAGE is an actress whose career comprises Broadway, Off-Broadway, regional theater, film, television, and national commercial credits including Master Class, The Sisters Rosenweig, and a third of the full Shakespearean canon as well as a role opposite Sir Anthony Quayle in the BBC-London production of An Exchange of Gifts. She is a graduate of Carnegie-Mellon University's theater conservatory and holds a Master's in Theater from the University of Pittsburgh where she was the Merrill Fellow. L. E. McCullough, PhD is an educator, playwright, composer, and ethnomusicologist whose studies in music and folklore have spanned cultures throughout the world. He is the author of twenty books of plays, monologues, and scenes for Smith and Kraus. L. E. now has 17 titles in print for young actors.
JILL SWANSON is an actor and teacher with the Austin Shakespeare Festival in Austin, TX. She has been involved in several notable performances, including Desdemona in Othello, Oberon in A Midsummer's Night's Dream and Beatrice in Much Ado About Nothing. Nothing has taught her more about performing Shakespeare than teaching kids for Austing Shakespeare Festival, St. Stephen's Episcopal School's Arts on the Lake program.

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