The Art of Comedy

The Art of Comedy

Getting Serious About Being Funny

Book - 2007
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With The Art of Comedy, you can learn how to act funny from Hollywood expert acting coach Paul Ryan who shares his secrets in this step-by-step guide for turning actors into comedy actors. Packed with exercises, The Art of Comedy explains exactly how to build a character, how to incorporate improvisation into a written scene, where to turn for comic inspiration and how to increase your comedic imagination. Also included is a technical analysis of comedy greats from Milton Berle to Jerry Seinfeld. For anyone who wants to work in film, television or theatre, here's the complete guide to acting funny.
Publisher: New York : Back Stage Books, c2007
ISBN: 9780823084678
Branch Call Number: PN2071.C57 R93 2007
Characteristics: xxxi, 176 p. ; 23 cm


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