The Viewpoints Book has ratings and 15 reviews. Since that time, directors Anne Bogart and Tina Landau have expanded her notions and adapted them. To put this method for actor training into context, I think Anne Bogart and Tina Landau The following is quoted from Bogart & Landau’s The Viewpoints Book: A. Read “The Viewpoints Book A Practical Guide to Viewpoints and Composition” by Anne Bogart with Rakuten Kobo. The Viewpoints is a technique of.

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Dec 19, Noah rated it liked it Shelves: A Practical Guide to Viewpoints and Composition.

All of the different elements influence each other and work together, and can “cause” a change in a different element. That is a testament, in my opinion, to how well Bogart and Landau have laid out what this approach to theater and life looks like. Through the improvised exploration of Viewpoints, artistic discovery is possible on a personal and group level. To find out more specifics about the actual Viewpoints Project, visit this page devoted to an explanation of the process.

During the course of this blog, I will be explaining the Viewpoints in more detail to the best of my ability, as well as including frequent updates on what I am reading, experiencing in life and the theatre, and the project itself once the time grows closer.

She has been an ensemble member of the Steppenwolf Theatre Company since Lost Secrets of Master Musicians. September Learn how and when to remove this template message. Lauren Keeton rated it it was amazing Jun 07, For anyone going into acting, directing, or theatre teaching, I’d recommend this quintessential book. Better to “do” viewpoints, and then read the book, in my opinion.


See if you have enough points for this item. Lists with This Book. Primarily intended for the many theatre artists who, in the last several years, have become intrigued with Viewpoints yet have had no single source to refer to hogart their investigations. But for those of us looking for an introduction without paying for a workshop, this is a great place to start.


Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Notify me of new comments via email. So out of this tradition of experimentation and questioning arose the Viewpoints. The Way of the Screenwriter. Feb 22, Sarah rated it really liked it Shelves: Primarily intended for the many theatre artists who, in the last several years, have become intrigued with Viewpoints yet have had no single source to refer to in their investigations.

I wish it had included pictures as well – it would help with imagining some of the exercises but still a great toolbox. Carrie rated it really liked it Jan 07, The Art of Possibility.

The Viewpoints Book: A Practical Guide to Viewpoints and Composition

For example, the shape of your body may carry a certain emotion with it as well – something in the space of your environment may make a story out of what you are doing – etc. You’ve successfully reported this review.


Viewpoints is part of the post-modern tradition, in that there is no hierarchy in the different elements that make “theatre. Writing The Broadway Musical. To find out more, including how to control cookies, see here: The review must be at least 50 characters long.

Tina Landau, noted director and playwright, is best known for her collaboration with Adam Geuttel on Floyd Collins and is a past recipient of the Princess Grace Award. Overall rating No ratings yet 0.

Viewpoints – Wikipedia

The Viewpoints are a set of names given to certain principles of movement through time and space—they constitute a language for talking about what happens on stage. This is mainly written for actors or anyone with a career in theatre, but it can be applied to all jobs I think. Putting the Individual Viewpoints Together.

Training of the American Actor. They are spontaneous interactions between a group of actors that are useful annw training our senses and sense of play as well as building an ensemble. Culture is the Body. I was looking for an introduction to Bogart and Viewpoints.