The Mask Handbook: A Practical Guide by Toby Wilsher


  • Author: Toby Wilsher
  • eBook title: The Mask Handbook: A Practical Guide
  • Category: Crafts, Hobbies & Home
  • Subcategory: Crafts & Hobbies
  • ISBN: 0415414377
  • ISBN13: 978-0415414371
  • Size PDF: 1513 kb
  • Size eBPUB: 1267 kb
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The Mask Handbook: A Practical Guide

This book, from Europe’s leading Mask director and co-founder of the Trestle Theatre Company, provides a fascinating demystification of the process of using masks.

Full of simple explanations, and collating over twenty-five years’ experience of writing for, directing and acting in masks, The Mask Handbook examines how masks have the ability to play the fundamental game of theatre – the suspension of disbelief.

The Handbook includes:

  • an introduction to the origin of masks
  • advice on preparing, making and using masks
  • tips on writing, devising and directing maskwork
  • lots of fun and effective practical exercises.

This accessible and inspiring handbook will empower teachers, directors and actors to fully explore the world of the mask.




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