Foreword Introduction Section One: THE SINGER ACTS Chapter 1: What is Acting? Chapter 2: Analyzing the Scene Chapter 3: Physical Acting, or 'Committing' Chapter 4: The Four Moments - Understanding the 'Beats' of the Scene/Song Chapter 5: Your Partners Chapter 6: Awakening the Imagination Chapter 7: Repetition and the Psychology of Acting Section Two: THE ACTOR SINGS Chapter 8: What is Singing? Chapter 9: Resonance Chapter 10: Color Chapter 11: Support Chapter 12: Range Chapter 13: Passaggios Chapter 14: Warm-up Chapter 15: Repetition and the Psychology of Singing Section 3: PUTTING IT TOGETHER Chapter 16: Fusion Chapter 17: Stakes Chapter 18: Crawl, Walk, Run, Fly
An essential textbook for actors and singers looking to combine great acting with great singing technique.
Glenn Seven Allen is a lecturer in acting at the Yale School of Drama. He has performed on Broadway, off-Broadway, and at major regional theaters, concert venues, and opera houses throughout the United States. His students include nominees for Tony, Emmy, and Grammy Awards who have made appearances on Broadway, at the Metropolitan Opera, and in major motion pictures.
Glenn helped me prepare for my most challenging role to date... I
put my trust in him and so should you * Matthew Morrison, Tony and
Emmy-Award Nominated Actor and Singer *
He opens up and strengthens every actor/singer lucky enough to have contact with him * Ron Van Lieu, Lloyd Richards Professor Emeritus, Yale School Of Drama *