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This groundbreaking study of Commedia dell'Arte, authored by one of its few living masters, describes precisely and practically what the traditional Italian theatre form has been, is, and should be. Drawing on twenty years of research, Fava offers extensive guidelines to performing many of the characters of Commedia.The mask - as object, symbol, character, theatrical practThis groundbreaking study of Commedia dell'Arte, authored by one of its few living masters, describes precisely and practically what the traditional Italian theatre form has been, is, and should be. Drawing on twenty years of research, Fava offers extensive guidelines to performing many of the characters of Commedia.The mask - as object, symbol, character, theatrical practice, even spectacle - is the central metaphor around which Fava builds his discussion of structure, themes, characters and methods. His book combines historical fact, personal experience, philosophical speculation and passionate opinion. Including period drawings, prints and colour photographs of leather masks made by Fava himself, 'The Comic Mask in the Commedia dell'Arte' is a rich work of singular insight into one of the world's most venerable forms of theatre.Antonio Fava, a leading expert on Commedia dell'Arte, is an actor, playwright, director, composer, teacher and mask maker. He founded and runs the Teatro del Vicolo and the International School of Comic Acting. He lives and teaches in Italy....

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ISBN : 21321837
Format Type : Kindle Edition
Number of Pages : 328 Pages
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