Games For Actors And Non-Actors by Augusto Boal

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Games For Actors And Non-Actors

by Augusto Boal

Translated by Adrian Jackson

Routlede, 1999, ISBN 0415061555, paperback

Very Good Condition, some wear to edges and corners, very light margin notes of previous owner on some pages (see photographs)

'This is a conflation of two books, Stop! C'est magique and Jeux pour acteurs et non-acteurs, with liberal additions and alterations as Boal has added examples of his latest ever-developing practice.  As the title suggests, the exercises and games detailed are mostly suitable both for trained and untrained performers - it is fundamental to Boal's work that anyone can act and the theatrical performance should not be solely the province of professionals.  The dual meaning of the word 'act', to perform and to take action, is also at the heart of the work.'