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Actions Speak Louder: A Workbook for Actors Behind the Mask Farces, Italian Style
Behind the Mask
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Farces, Italian Style
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A workbook for actors and teachers of acting who may or may not have any specialized movement skills but who want to add a larger component of meaningful movement to their acting or teaching techniques. These exercises are not pantomime, or substitutions for spoken words, but are exercises to enlarge actors' physical vocabularies and expressive movement skills.

Author: Bari Rolfe
Total Pages:  65
ISBN-13: 978-0-921845-32-4
A discussion of the history and uses of various types of theatrical masks by one of North America's foremost teachers of mask, mime, movement, and Commedia dell'arte.

Author: Bari Rolfe
Total Pages:  81
ISBN-13: 978-0-921845-36-2
Adaptations of five French Commedia dell'arte plays suitable for classroom exercises as well as onstage performances.

Author/Translator:  Bari Rolfe
Total Pages: 172
ISBN-13: 978-0-921845-35-5
Commedia dell'arte: A Scene Study Book Movement for Period Plays Mimes on Miming
Movement for Period Plays
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Mimes on Miming
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A discussion of the history of Commedia dell'arte and its value in training actors. Includes examples of lazzi plus scenes for practice.

Author: Bari Rolfe
Total Pages: 195
ISBN-13: 978-0-921845-34-8
Drawing on her extensive background as a mime, dancer, choreographer, director, and teacher, Bari Rolfe examines how stage movement should be tailored to suit the period of the play. As well as examining the times, the clothing, the customs and manners of historical eras from the Greeks to the Edwardians, the author discusses how people greeted one another and their dances. Exercises are suggested for developing confidence in each era as well as for developing characterizations to suit the period of the play.
Author: Bari Rolfe
Total Pages: 213
ISBN-13: 978-0-921845-40-9
Over sixty selections from the writings of famous mimes, theater people, dancers, choreographers, critics, historians and teachers. Ms. Rolfe traces the development of mime itself and its manifestations in theater, film, and dance. Mimes on Miming is a scholarly yet entertaining work and is a valuable addition to the literature of the performing arts.

Author: Bari Rolfe
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ISBN: 978-0-921845051-5