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Borrowed Faces

Synopsis
Television programme. The planning of the Colorado Shakespeare Festival provides the raw material for an examination of the audition, casting, rehearsal and performance experience. Revealing the rewards and disappointments inherent in the theatrical profession, the film follows individual actors and actresses from pre-audition warm-ups through casting to rehearsal and performance. It explores the directors’ criteria and artistic concepts in selecting a cast.
Language
English
Country
United States
Medium
Television
Technical information
Colour / Sound
Transmission details
1980 (Channel: KMGH-TV Denver)
Duration
29 mins

Credits

Director
Linda M. Howe

Additional Details

Production type
Documentary/Educational/News
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616); Rehearsals; Casting (roles); Auditions; Colorado Shakespeare Festival

Notes

Notes
The New York Public Library holds a 16mm copy (2006). NOTE: Material is made available to library members only. Non-members should contact the librarian to make enquiries about the possibility of a viewing on site

Archive

Name

New York Public Library

Web
http://www.nypl.org/ External site opens in new window
Phone
+1 212 621 0618
Address
Driscoll Media Center
20 West 53 Street
New York, New York 10019-6185
USA

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