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Creating Comedy: Techniques and Exercises

Synopsis
This double DVD provides strategies and ideas for creating comedy for devised and scripted performances. Using interviews, workshops and performance footage from leading international comedy practitioners, this resource will guide students through the entire process, from the initial stages of researching, exploring and testing ideas through to rehearsal and final performance. Specific comedy generating strategies, like games and play, rhythm, timing and surprises, crossed objectives, double acts, major/minor and creating comedy characters are all explained, with performed examples. Includes top-band student performances and ready-to-use teaching materials.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Year of release
2014
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
comedy; drama teaching

Distribution Formats

Type
DVD
Format
Region 2 PAL
Price
£75.00
Availability
Sale
Duration/Size
120 minutes
Year
2014

Distributor

Name

Pumpkin Interactive

Email
orders@pumpkin-interactive.co.uk.
Web
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Phone
+44 (0) 01179 240 250
Fax
+44 (0) 5602 096 668
Address
22a Backfields Lane
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United Kingdom

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