Puppetry How to Do It

'This is a superb guide to puppet manipulation by one of the world's most experienced puppetry directors and teachers at a time when many actors are seeing puppetry as the twenty-first century's evocative and powerful new performance medium ...

Puppetry  How to Do It

Author: Mervyn Millar

Publisher: Nick Hern Books

ISBN: 9781848425460

Page: 400

View: 211

A practical, accessible and inspiring guide to using puppetry in theatre--the perfect entry point for anyone looking to use puppets in their productions, to explore what puppets can do, or to develop their puppetry skills. Written by an experienced theatre and puppetry director, Mervyn Millar's Puppetry: How to Do Itfocuses on the performer and the craft of bringing any puppet to life. No puppet-making is required to use this book: starting just with simple objects, it lays out the skills required to unlock a puppet's limitless potential for expression and connection with an audience. Inside you'll discover fifty practical, easy-to-follow exercises - for use in a group or on your own - to develop elements of the craft, build confidence and help you improve your puppetry through play and improvisation. Also included are sections on different types of puppet, thinking about how the puppeteer is presented on stage and how to direct and devise puppet performances. Ideal for actors and performers, for directors and designers, and for teachers and students of all ages and levels of experience, this book will demystify the art of puppetry, and help you become more confident and creative with all kinds of puppets and objects on stage.

Related Books:

Glove Puppetry - How to Make Glove Puppets and Ideas for Plays - Three Volumes in One
Language: en
Pages: 320
Authors: Various Authors
Categories: Crafts & Hobbies
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-06-04 - Publisher: Read Books Ltd

“Glove Puppetry” is a classic guide to glove puppets, including chapters on its history, how to make puppets, how to put on a performance, and much more. This fantastic guide is full of great ideas for both pleasure and educational purposes, making it ideal for parents and teachers alike. Contents
Puppetry: How to Do It
Language: en
Pages: 400
Authors: Mervyn Millar
Categories: Puppet plays
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018 - Publisher: Nick Hern Books

A practical, accessible and inspiring guide to using puppetry in theatre--the perfect entry point for anyone looking to use puppets in their productions, to explore what puppets can do, or to develop their puppetry skills. Written by an experienced theatre and puppetry director, Mervyn Millar's Puppetry: How to Do Itfocuses
How to Do The Three Bears with Two Hands
Language: en
Pages: 154
Authors: Walter Minkel
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 2000 - Publisher: American Library Association

A guide to staging puppet shows in libraries provides advice on creating character voices and actions, writing scripts and adaptations of childrens' stories, and building puppet stages for children and the community.
How-to-do-it Books
Language: en
Pages: 265
Authors: Walter Minkel
Categories: Hobbies
Type: BOOK - Published: 1963 - Publisher:

Books about How-to-do-it Books
How-to-do Puppetry
Language: en
Pages: 26
Authors: Walter Minkel
Categories: Puppet theater
Type: BOOK - Published: 1969 - Publisher:

Books about How-to-do Puppetry