In the Company of Actors: Reflections on the Craft of Acting (Theatre Arts (Routledge Paperback)) (Paperback)

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By Sir Richard Eyre (Foreword by), Carole Zucker
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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: 9780878301393
ISBN-10: 0878301399
Publisher: Routledge
Publication Date: January 22nd, 2001
Pages: 240
Language: English
Series: Theatre Arts (Routledge Paperback)