Cicely Berry on Speaking Shakespeare for Now

Finkle, David
May 2008
Back Stage East;5/8/2008, Vol. 49 Issue 19, p36
Trade Publication
The article offers information on strategies concerning voice-overs employed by vocal coach Cicely Berry in dramatist William Shakespeare's plays. With American actors, Berry uses an exercise in which they walk around while reciting lines, changing directions whenever there's a punctuation mark. Berry also uses diversionary exercise in which a piece of paper is set down and actors have to mark it each time they finish a thought.


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