The Art of Comedy

The Art of Comedy

Getting Serious About Being Funny

Book - 2007
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The author shares his secrets and offers a step-by-step guide for turning actors into comedy actors. Packed with exercises, This book explains exactly how to build a character, how to incorporate improvisation into a written scene, where to turn for comic inspiration, and how to increase your comedic imagination. Also included is a technical analysis of comedy greats from Milton Berle to Jerry Seinfeld. For anyone who wants to work in film, in television, or in community theater, heres̕ the complete guide to acting funny.
Publisher: New York : Back Stage Books, c2007
Description: xxxi, 176 p. ; 23 cm
ISBN: 9780823084678
Branch Call Number: 792.028 Rya


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