In the Company of Actors: Reflections on the Craft of Acting (Hardcover)

In the Company of Actors: Reflections on the Craft of Acting By Carole Zucker, Sir Richard Eyre (Foreword by) Cover Image
By Carole Zucker, Sir Richard Eyre (Foreword by)
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In the Company of Actors is a wonderful ensemble of entertaining and illuminating discussions with sixteen of the most celebrated and prestigious actors in contemporary theatre, film and television. The impressive list of actors includes: Eileen Atkins, Alan Bates, Simon Callow, Judi Dench, Brenda Fricker, Nigel Hawthorne, Jane Lapotaire, Janet McTeer, Ian Richardson, Miranda Richardson, Stephen Rea, Fiona Shaw, Anthony Sher, Janet Suzman, David Suchet, and Penelope Wilton. Carole Zucker covers a wide range of topics including the actors' main childhood influences, their actor training, early acting experience, preparation for roles and sound advice for coping with actors' problems such as creative differences with other actors or directors.

About the Author


Carole Zucker is Professor of Film Studies at Concordia University in Montreal. Her previous books include TheIdea of the Image: Josef von Sternberg's Dietrich Films, Making Visible the Invisible: An Anthology of OriginalEssays on Film Acting and Figures of Light: Actors andDirectors Illuminate the Art of Film Acting. She teaches private acting workshops in Montreal.


Product Details
ISBN: 9780415925457
ISBN-10: 0415925452
Publisher: Routledge
Publication Date: November 4th, 1999
Pages: 240
Language: English