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Black Acting Methods: Critical Approaches (Hardcover)

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Black Acting Methods seeks to offer alternatives to the Euro-American performance styles that many actors find themselves working with.

A wealth of contributions from directors, scholars and actor trainers address afrocentric processes and aesthetics, and interviews with key figures in Black American theatre illuminate their methods. This ground-breaking collection is an essential resource for teachers, students, actors and directors seeking to reclaim, reaffirm or even redefine the role and contributions of Black culture in theatre arts.

About the Author

Sharrell D. Luckett is Assistant Professor of Theatre and Performance Studies Scholarship at Muhlenberg College. Tia M. Shaffer is Theatre Director and Fine Arts Chair at South Atlanta High School in Atlanta Public Schools. She also serves as Director for Youth and Children's Ministries at Zion Hill Baptist Church in Atlanta, GA.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781138907638
ISBN-10: 1138907634
Publisher: Routledge
Publication Date: October 18th, 2016
Pages: 254
Language: English