The Singer Acts, the Actor Sings is a practical workbook for singers and actors in all disciplines, from musical theater through classical repertory to popular performance styles. The book addresses the needs of students and professionals alike, helping them face the challenges of musical performance undaunted and achieve the exhilarating feeling of living through song.
Structured in three sections, this workbook first examines song structure, pitch, and style of accompaniment, enabling performers to live moment to moment within a piece of music. The subsequent sections provide clear explanations about what singing as a character really entails and how it works physiologically and artistically before taking the performer through the process of leaving preparation behind and getting down to the business of storytelling.
Including online video exercises and demonstrations, The Singer Acts, the Actor Sings is an essential resource for all actors and singers. It will instill in them the competence and confidence to communicate through musical language and tell powerful stories through song.