Introduction PART ONE - Rhythm, Sound and Structure Chapter One: Rhythm Chapter Two: Sound Chapter Three: Alphabet of emotion Chapter Four: Structure; When do I breathe? PART TWO - Words, words, words Chapter Five: Keywords Chapter Six: Rhetoric Chapter Seven: Prose and verse Chapter Eight: Putting it all together; soliloquys Chapter Nine: Putting it all together; scenes PART THREE - Games to play in rehearsal Chapter Ten: Game of the mind's eye; soliloquys Chapter Eleven: Games of the mind's eye; scenes Chapter Twelve: Rehearsal Techniques Chapter Thirteen: Run-throughs Exercise Videos Index
Hands-on acting techniques for drama students and young actors who are daunted by performing Shakespeare
Kelly Hunter is an actor, director and educator. She performs, directs and teaches Shakespeare in the UK and USA. She has been a regular tutor at the Actors Centre since 2003 and is the author of Shakespeare's Heartbeat: Drama Games for Children with Autism. Please visit www.kellyhunter.co.uk for more information.
Cracking Shakespeare will be an eminently handy addition to the reading list of high school and undergraduate courses and the libraries of instructors new to teaching Shakespearean acting. * Shakespeare Bulletin *