Stage Fighting by Jonathan Howell
Look inside with Google Book Preview
Stage Fighting
By Jonathan Howell

Stage Fighting

A Practical Guide

By (author) See other recent books by Jonathan Howell
Format: Paperback

Normal Price: $68.63
Your Price: $61.76 AUD, inc. GST
Shipping: $7.95 per order
You Save: $6.86! (10% off normal price)
Plus...earn $3.09 in Boomerang Bucks
Availability: Available Available, ships in 8-11 days



Stage Fighting by Jonathan Howell

Book Description

"Stage Fighting" reveals the practicalities of choreographing realist fight scenes on stage in a way that is both convincing for the audience and safe for the actors. All kinds of combat are explored, ranging from ritualised swordplay through to the slaps and punches of a bar-room brawl. The book takes the reader behind the scenes and explains how the illusion of the fight is created, looking at topics such as working with a partner; warming up; training, rehearsing and performing; and creating realistic sound effects.

Buy Stage Fighting book by Jonathan Howell from Australia's Online Bookstore, Boomerang Books.


Book Details

ISBN: 9781847970466
ISBN-10: 184797046X
Format: Paperback
(235mm x 165mm x 13mm)
Pages: 192
Imprint: The Crowood Press Ltd
Publisher: The Crowood Press Ltd
Publish Date: 12-Aug-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

Reviews

» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Stage Fighting book by Jonathan Howell and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a member - it's free to sign up!)

Write a book review


Author Biography - Jonathan Howell

Jonathan Howell is senior tutor of stage combat at the UK's Bristol Old Vic Theatre School, but also teaches stage fighting around the world. Jonathan studies at Goldsmith's College, London, and has worked as a dancer, actor, choreographer and director, as well as creating fights for theatre, television, musicals, opera and ballet. He has been Chairman for the Society of British Fight Directors, the British Academy of Dramatic Combat and the Fight Directors' Register for British Actors' Equity. Resident - Bristol

Boomerang Bucks close

For every $20 you spend on books, you will receive $1 in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars. You can use your Boomerang Bucks as a credit towards a future purchase from Boomerang Books. Note that you must be a Member (free to sign up) and that conditions do apply.

Recent books by Jonathan Howell close
»
BoomerangBooks.com.au close